The prolific Mexican writer, Carmen Boullosa, visits IU Bloomington November 3-5, 2018. Boullosa is the author of seventeen novels, fifteen collections of poetry, plays, shorts stories and screenplays. She was recipient of the prestigious Xavier Villaurrutia Prize, as well as a Guggenheim Fellowship. Several of Boullosa’s seventeen novels have been translated into English, including They’re Cows, We’re Pigs and Texas: The Great Theft. Boullosa has taught at the Sorbonne, Georgetown University, Columbia University, and is now a professor at CUNY, where she also is co-host of the Emmy-award-winning CUNY.TV show, Nueva York.
Boullosa will speak Monday, November 5, about her life as a writer and her work as a journalist.
Carmen Boullosa is a CAHI Distinguished Speaker, and her visit is co-sponsored by the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, and American Literary Translators Association (she will appear with several of her translators on Saturday November 3 at the ALTA Meeting in Bloomington).