Fall 2018 Reading Series: Ingrid Rojas Contreras and Durga Chew-Bose

The Creative Writing Reading Series continues with readings from alum Ingrid Rojas Contreras MA ’09 and Durga Chew-Bose.

The English and Creative Writing Department Fall 2018 Creative Writing Reading Series continues November 8 with readings from alum Ingrid Rojas Contreras MA ’09 and Durga Chew-Bose. The event will begin with a student reader and end with a Q&A session. 

Ingrid Rojas Contreras is the author of the novel  Fruit of the Drunken Tree. Her essays and short stories have appeared in the Los Angeles Review of Books,  Electric Literature, Guernica, and The Huffington Post. She was born and raised in Bogotá, Colombia and currently teaches writing to immigrant high school students as part of a San Francisco Arts Commission initiative. 

Durga Chew-Bose is the author of the highly-acclaimed essay collection Too Much and Not In the Mood and has written for publications such as The Guardian, Buzzfeed, The Hairpin, Rolling Stone, GQ, The New Inquiry, n+1, Interview, Paper, Hazlitt, and This Recording. She co-founded the website Writers of Color and currently lives in Brooklyn, New York.

The Creative Writing Reading Series curates conversations about the literary arts supporting diverse, culturally relevant voices that challenge traditional discourses.  A full schedule of featured readers can be found here.

Fall 2018 Creative Writing Reading Series: Ingrid Rojas Contreras and Durga Chew-Bose
Thursday, November 8
5:30 p.m.
Stage Two
618 S. Michigan Ave.