Author Luis Rodriguez Visits Garey

For over 40 years, Luis has been doing writing workshops, poetry readings, lectures, and healing circles in prisons, juvenile lockups, jails, migrant camps, Native American reservations, homeless shelters, public & private schools, colleges, universities, libraries, bookstore, festival, and conferences all over the United States, Mexico, Central America, South America, Europe, and Japan. He has 16 books in all genres, including the bestselling memoir “Always Running, La Vida Loca, Gand Days in L.A.” Luis is the founding editor of Tia Chucha Press and co-founder of Tia Chucha’s Centro Cultural & Bookstore in the northeast San Fernando Valley. From 2014 to 2016, he served as Los Angeles’ official Poet Laureate. Luis’s last poetry book, “Borrowed Bones” appeared in 2016. His latest book is 2020’s “From Our Land to Our Land: Essays, Journeys & Imagings of a Native Xicanx Writer.  (Click on attached .pdf file to read more.)

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