Luis Alberto Urrea is the acclaimed author of 13 books across multiple genres. The Devil’s Highway, his 2004 non-fiction account of a group of Mexican immigrants lost in the Arizona desert, was a finalist for the 2005 Pulitzer Prize finalist and was included in many best book of the year lists. His newest novel, Into the Beautiful North, is the story of young women in a small Mexican town who, inspired by the film The Magnificent Seven, follow their men North to persuade them to return.
author website: www.luisurrea.com/
SNC Tahoe’s Writers in the Woods brings well-known poets and writers from all over the country to the campus for intimate readings and workshops, where audience members can meet and exchange ideas with the guest writers.
Readings are held Friday evenings from 7 – 9pm. They are free and open to the public.
Workshops are held Saturday mornings from 9am – noon. They can be taken for credit and are free to students, $50 for community members — click here to register.