Franco Book Among Top Ten 2019 Latino Books

Professor of English Gina Franco’s collection of poems, The Accidental, is among NBC Latino’s list of top ten 2019 Latino books. The list includes poetry, fiction, and memoir—”noteworthy books by and about Latinos you might want to add to the list of titles you plan to explore in the coming year”—and provides brief reviews of each of the selected titles.

Roy-Fequiere Awarded Playa Artist Residency Fellowship

Magali Roy Fequiere, associate professor of Gender and Women’s Studies, was awarded an artist residency at PLAYA in Summer Lake Oregon this past July. The competitively selected residency included visual artists, writers, and a scientist all working on creative projects furthering their artistic visions and craft. For Roy-Fequiere, “PLAYA was a real gift of time that allowed me to have creative solitude and sustaining connections to a great community.”