Join Inlandia at the Culver for a conversation with Tom Lutz on his first novel, Born Slippy. With elements of noir, adventure, romance, and political satire, Lutz seduces us into a literary meditation, explorations of masculinity and blurred morality under global capitalism and bulldozing rapacity.
Tom Lutz is the author of several books, including And the Monkey Learned Nothing (2016), Drinking Mare’s Milk on the Roof of the World (2017) and Crying: The Natural & Cultural History of Tears (2001). His work has been translated into a dozen languages and Crying was named a Notable Book by The New York Times. His book Doing Nothing (2007) won the American Book Award. He is the founding editor of the Los Angeles Review of Books and is department chair and Distinguished Professor of Creative Writing at UC Riverside. Born Slippy is his first novel.
The Culver Center is located at 3834 Main St, Riverside, CA 92501. This event is free and open to the public.
Stevie Taken is the Artistic Director for The Homespun Players, a non-profit theatre company in Riverside. Stevie is delighted to collaborate with Inlandia Institute on the storytelling event, Sheroes. The storytelling will include local writers as well as Stevie’s own take on the real life Sheroes she has discovered. Have a Shero of your own? Bring your story and take the stage at the Open Mic.
Stevie Taken, of Riverside, has formed her own theatre company, as well as appeared as Frankenstein author Mary Shelley over the past two years for the Riverside Dickens Festival.
The Riverside Public Library is located at 3581 Mission Inn Avenue. This event will take place downstairs, is free and open to the public. It is supported by the Friends of the Riverside Public Library.
On March 8th join us and Glocally Connected for "I Am You and You Are Me" at the Culver! Featured artwork from Draw the Day Away: A Push for Healing Through Art and Therapy.
Hear a preview reading of "The Stranger is My Friend", a collection of art and poetry by Afghan refugees developed with Glocally Connected. Anthology pre-orders accepted during event.
Stay for a film screening of "Fighting for Family", which tells the story of a family separated by deportation and incarceration, and their fight for reunification.
Free and open to the public, light refreshments will be served.
AAUW, Inlandia, and Friends of the Library welcome guest speaker Susan Straight in conversation with her book, In the Country of Women.
This event takes place at the Arlington Public Library located on 9556 Magnolia Ave and will start at 10:30 am on Saturday, March 28th. This event is free and open to the public.
Susan Straight has published eight novels, including Highwire Moon, Between Heaven and Here, and A Million Nightingales. She is the recipient of the Kirsch Award for Lifetime Achievement from the Los Angles Times Book Prize, the Edgar Ward for Best Mystery Story, the O. Henry Prize, The Lannan Prize for Fiction, and a Guggenheim Fellowship. Her stories and essays have been published in The New Yorker, The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, The Guardian, Granta, McSweeney's, Black Clock, Harper's, and other journals. Susan is Distinguished Professor of Creative Writing at the University of California, Riverside. She was born in Riverside, Where she lives with her family. In the Country of Women will be available for book signing and sale.