AUTHOR TALK & BOOK SIGNING 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM “NP Lit Summer presents Cristina Rivera Garza” at The Ballroom at Bayou Place (560 Texas Ave., Houston 77002). A monthly literary series hosted by Tony Diaz, founder of the nonprofit Nuestra Palabra, Rivera Garza talks about her latest bookLiliana’s Invincible Summer: A Sister’s Search for Justice, a haunting memoir about a murder, a reckoning, and a quest for justice.
Cristina Rivera Garza is the award-winning author of The Taiga Syndrome and The Iliac Crest, among many other books. A recipient of the MacArthur Fellowship and the Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz Prize, she is the M.D. Anderson Distinguished Professor in Hispanic Studies, and director of the PhD program in creative writing in Spanish at the University of Houston.