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45th UCR Writers Week Festival 

February 12 and 14-18, 2022
 
Online. Free and open to the public
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February 19 Post-festival ticketed celebration with our Lifetime Achievement Award partner LA Review of Books. Learn more
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Sandra Cisneros, Ishmael Reed, Linda Hogan
Sandra Cisneros, Linda Hogan and Ishmael Reed

2022 LA Review of Books (LARB) – UCR Department of Creative Writing Lifetime Achievement Award Honorees

Luis J. Rodriguez

D. Charles Whitney Reader

Cornelius Eady

Stephen Minot Lecture


45th UCR Writers Week Featured Writers

Emily Rapp Black, Kate Bonnici, Joy Castro, Anthony Cody, Lewis deSoto, Steve Erickson, Molly Fisk, Carribean Fragoza, Sesshu Foster, Edgar Gomez, Kimberly Guerrero, Daisy Hernandez, Gordon Lee Johnson, John Kinsella, Diane Lefer, Antonio de Jesús López, Tom Lutz, Isabella Madrigal, Sophia Madrigal, Juanita Mantz, Chloe Martinez, Rupa Marya, Rajiv Mohabir, Amanda Moore, Ibrahim Nasrallah, Daniel Olivas, Jamaica Heolimeleikalani Osorio, Jasmine Elizabeth Smith, Susan Straight, Kim Shuck, Moheb Soliman, Richard Van Camp, Elissa Washuta, Kyle Lucia Wu, Luo Ying, anthology contributors from XLA Poets & Tlaculix, and musical guests The Cornelius Eady Trio & April & The Fishes!


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Friday, February 18th
Sandra Cisneros
Sandra Cisneros

LA Review of Books (LARB) – UCR Department of Creative Writing Lifetime Achievement Award Honoree

Martita, I Remember You/Martita, te recuerdo, a story in English and Spanish, paperback,
Penguin Random House

Penguin Random House Books by Sandra Cisneros

SESSION 3: 6:30-8:30PM PST

Photo Credit: Keith Dannemiller

Linda Hogan
Linda Hogan

LA Review of Books (LARB) – UCR Department of Creative Writing Lifetime Achievement Award Honoree

History of Kindness, Torrey House Press

Books by Linda Hogan

SESSION 3: 6:30-8:30PM PST

Photo Credit: Larry Henderson

Saturday, February 19th
Sandra Cisneros
Sandra Cisneros

LA Review of Books (LARB) – UCR Department of Creative Writing Lifetime Achievement Award Honoree

Martita, I Remember You/Martita, te recuerdo, a story in English and Spanish, paperback,
Penguin Random House

Penguin Random House Books by Sandra Cisneros

LARB: 4:30-6:30PM PST

Photo Credit: Keith Dannemiller

Linda Hogan
Linda Hogan

LA Review of Books (LARB) – UCR Department of Creative Writing Lifetime Achievement Award Honoree

History of Kindness, Torrey House Press

Books by Linda Hogan

LARB: 4:30-6:30PM PST

Photo Credit: Larry Henderson


SPECIAL THANKS

The 45h Writers Week 2022 is made possible by UCR Department of Ethnic Studies, UCR Department of Music, UCR Department of Theatre, Film, and Digital Production, Center for Ideas and Society, California Center for Native Nations, Dr. Michael Alexander, Professor and Holstein Endowed Chair, Asian Pacific Student Programs, Associate Professor and Maimonides Chair of Jewish Studies, Dr. Melissa Wilcox,  Professor Alex Espinoza, Associate Professor, Tomás Rivera Endowed Chair of Creative Writing and English, our generous sponsors through #UCRGivingTues, Distinguished Professor, Allison Adelle Hedge Coke, Dr. Clifford Trafzer, Distinguished Professor of History and Rupert and Jeanette Henry Costo Chair in American Indian Affairs, UCR ARTS, College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences Dean’s Office, Native American Student Programs (NASP), Joshua Gonzales, Director,  the Ratcliffe Family Creative Writing Endowment Fund, and Los Angeles Review of Books.