Tuesday, November 15, 2016 -
Robert Arellano is Professor and Director of the Center for Emerging Media and Digital Arts at the University of Southern Oregon. He is the author of six novels, including Sunshine '69, the first interactive novel published on the internet in 1996. Bernice L. McFadden is the author of nine critically acclaimed novels. She is a three-time Hurston/Wright Legacy Award finalist, as well as the recipient of three awards from the Black Caucus of the American Library Association. She is currently Visiting Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at Tulane University. Her latest novel is The Book of Harlan. Zachary Lazar is Associate Professor of Creative Writing at Tulane University. He is the author of three novels and a work of non-fiction. His most recent novel is I Pity the Poor Immigrant. Sponsored by the Stone Center for Latin American Studies and the Departments of Spanish and Portuguese and English.