Nov. 16, 7 p.m.
Mountainlair Ballrooms (livestream information forthcoming)
Francisco Cantú is a writer, translator, and the author of The Line Becomes a River,
winner of the 2018 Los Angeles Times Book Prize and a finalist for the National
Book Critics Circle Award in nonfiction. A former Fulbright fellow, he has been
the recipient of a Pushcart Prize, a Whiting Award, and an Art for Justice fellowship.
His writing and translations have been featured in The New Yorker, Best American
Essays, Harper’s, and Guernica, as well as on This American Life. A lifelong resident
of the Southwest, he now lives in Tucson, where he coordinates the Field Studies
in Writing Program at the University of Arizona.
Partner sponsor: WVU Festival of Ideas