EventsMeet the Author: Marisel Vera Discusses The Taste Of Sugar

Meet the Author: Marisel Vera Discusses The Taste Of Sugar

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Description

Join acclaimed author and Chicago native Marisel Vera as she discusses her novel, The Taste of Sugar, soon to be in paperback on July 6, 2021. The Taste of Sugar is a tale of love and endurance on the eve of the Spanish-American War, told through two Puerto Rican families. Chicago Reader's Best of 2020 Awards recognizes the novel as the winner of "Best New Novel by a Chicagoan" category. Vera will be in conversation with her daughter, Alyssa Vera Ramos.

Marisel Vera is a Chicago writer who grew up in Humboldt Park. Through her work, Vera explores the particular burdens that Puerto Ricans, on the island and in the diaspora, carry as colonial subjects of the most powerful country in the world.

Alyssa Vera Ramos is a theatre maker, space holder, director, and culture worker dedicated to dreaming a liberated world and practicing living into that world every chance we get. Over the past decade, she has directed, devised, and co-written many plays (and workshops!) for many audiences throughout Chicago.

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Suitable for:
Adults
Type:
Author Events
Language:
English

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