Alicia Gaspar de Alba is the author of three novels, two collections of poetry and a short story collection. In this guerrilla reading, she reads from her mystery Desert Blood: The Juárez Murders. This book took both the Lambda Literary Award for Best Lesbian Novel and the Latino Book Award for Best English-language Mystery in 2005. Her novels have been translated into Spanish, German, and Italian.
You can learn more about Alicia and her work on her website.