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GuerrillaReads No. 35: Alicia Gaspar de Alba

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.

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GuerrillaReads No. 15

What does the desert mean to you? For poet Ruth Nolan, a native of the Mojave Desert, it’s about walking rain, pavement fallen from the Milky Way and secret chili dreams.

Nolan is editor of No Place for a Puritan: The Literature of California’s Deserts, and Phantom Seed, a magazine of California desert poetry, experiments and prose.

Read more about Ruth Nolan on her blog.

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