Lit & Luz Book Club Presents: Authors in Conversation

@ Co-Prosperity Sphere

Thursday, October 17 ~~ 6PM

The Lit & Luz Book Club culminates with this bilingual conversation and Q & A between its two featured Mexican authors, Verónica Gerber Bicecci and Sara Uribe and special guests, hosted by Miguel Jiménez. No need to have read the books to enjoy this event!

Books available for sale from The Seminary Co-op Bookstores

In partnership with Volumes Bookcafe, City Lit Books, Pilsen Outpost, and Sem-Coop Bookstore


MAKE Literary Productions is proud to present the sixth annual Lit & Luz Festival of Language, Literature, and Art October 12-19, 2019, at venues throughout Chicago.

This year’s festival theme, “Movement,” asks the participants and audience to consider migration, social movements, and bodies in motion.

The festival features more than a dozen free, bilingual events, including conversations, film screenings, live storytelling, and much more. Award-winning Mexican American author Luis Alberto Urrea will present the festival's at the Chicago Cultural Center on Sunday, October 13 at 3 PM. The festival’s closing event is on Saturday, October 19, when the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago partners to present the Live Magazine Show from 6-8pm. The “Live Magazine Show” is a ticketed program in which paired Mexico- and US-based participants debut their multimedia creative collaborations.

~~~~~For the full festival schedule, visit ~~~~~

(More to come...)

Saturday, October 12

5-7 pm
Lit & Luz Festival Kick Off Party


Sunday, October 13

3 pm
Lit & Luz Keynote Address with Luis Alberto Urrea


Monday, October 14

6 pm
Artist Talk with Israel Martínez

6 pm
The Office of Migratory Perceptions, a Pop-Up


Tuesday, October 15

3 pm
In Conversation with Artist and Author Verónica Gerber Bicecci

6 pm
Tsunami: Feminist Movements and Mexican Literature

6 pm
Paying Homage to Stonewall: Queer Artistic Expressions of Resistance/Rendir Homenaje a Stonewall: Expresiones artísticas cuir de resistencia


Wednesday, October 16

5 pm
A Reading and Conversation with Sara Uribe

7 pm
Favorite Poems

Thursday, October 17

2 pm
Poet Sara Uribe in Conversation

7 pm
Lit & Luz Book Club Presents Authors in Conversation


Friday, October 18

1:30 pm
Diana del Ángel in Conversation with Lina Maria Ferreira Cabeza-Vanegas and Rachel Galvin

6 pm
Migration Storytelling


Saturday, October 19

Ayotzinapa: Cinco años sin justicia
12 pm

Live Show at the Museum of Contemporary Art
6 pm