Cristina Rivera-Garza

contributing author, 'The Best of Contemporary Mexican Fiction'

Guest

Author and Professor of Writing Poetry and Fiction at the University of California, San Diego

Cristina Rivera-Garza on KCRW

Alvaro Uribe and Cristina Rivera-Garza

from Bookworm

More from KCRW

Disney reports that it has 8 million new subscribers to its streaming service. Investors are wondering how much money Disney+ subscribers will bring in the long run.

from Hollywood Breakdown

In ‘El Pueblo,’ producer Mike Schilitt explores the surprising history of Olvera Street – an idealized fantasy of Mexico created in downtown Los Angeles that has supported generations…

from UnFictional

Austin's finest purveyors of rock n' roll Spoon join us for a release day celebration of “Lucifer on the Sofa” with a wild set and freewheeling conversation with DJ Raul Campos.

from Live from Anne's Backyard

Gillian Chamberlin’s haunting and beautiful poems will make readers long and ache. She says that writing poetry allows her to make her thoughts more digestible.

from Poetry Submissions

August MacDonald finds peace in writing poems. She writes about brains and bodies and how humans are changing chameleons.

from Poetry Submissions

In her latest novel, Michelle Huneven writes about a search committee at an Altadena Unitarian Universalist Church who seeks a new minister.

from Bookworm

The Silver Lake restaurant staple, Casita del Campo, has been serving margaritas for 60 years. And the downstairs theater, The Cavern Club, hosts raucous drag shows.

from Greater LA

With poor reviews coming in, will “Jurassic World: Dominion” hit Universal’s opening projection of $130 to $160 million in the box office?

from Hollywood Breakdown

Writer and lecturer Susan Cain explores the evolutionary reasons behind sadness in our lives and how accepting sorrow can lead to greater emotional resilience and creativity.

from Life Examined