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Luis Alberto Urrea

Luis Alberto Urrea

A finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for his landmark work of nonfiction The Devil’s Highway, Luis Alberto Urrea is also the bestselling author of the novels The Hummingbird’s Daughter, Into the Beautiful North, and Queen of America, as well as the story collection The Water Museum, a PEN/Faulkner Award finalist, and most recently The House of Broken Angels. He has won the Lannan Literary Award, an Edgar Award, and a 2017 American Academy of Arts and Letters Award in Literature, among many other honors. Born in Tijuana to a Mexican father and an American mother, he lives outside of Chicago and teaches at the University of Illinois–Chicago. Visit him online at luisurrea.com.


In addition to his festival event, Luis Alberto Urrea is appearing in the following festival partner event:

Live Wire with Luke Burbank

featuring special guests Lauren GroffTommy Orange, and Luis Alberto Urrea

Sunday, November 11, 2018
Venue: Alberta Street Pub
Doors: 11:30 / Show: 12:00pm