Posts Tagged: Mia Alvar

Notable Los Angeles: 3/19–3/25

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Literary events and readings in and around L.A. this week!

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The Rumpus Guide to AWP 2018

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A selection of AWP 2018 panels, readings, and events that we are especially excited for!

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What to Read When They Yell “Go Home!”

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A list from Rowan Hisayo Buchanan to celebrate the release of the forthcoming anthology Go Home!.

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Notable NYC: 3/11–3/17

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Saturday 3/11: Carolyn Hembree, Neil Shepard, and Terese Svoboda read poetry. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free. Chris Tysh and Cole Swensen join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5. Sunday 3/12: Joshua Mohr discusses his memoir Sirens with Charles Bock. McNally Jackson Books, 7 p.m., free.

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The Rumpus Interview with Mia Alvar

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Author Mia Alvar discusses her debut short story collection, In the Country, fictional motherhood, literature’s role in society, and the limits of belonging to a place.

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This Week in Short Fiction

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On Tuesday, Knopf released In the Country, the much-anticipated first book by Mia Alvar. The story collection follows characters uprooted by the Filipino diaspora trying to find homes elsewhere or trying to come home again. Born in the Philippines and raised in New York City and Bahrain, Alvar is familiar with that search. As Alvar […]

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