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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.


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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