[Libs-Or] Fwd: [REFORMANET] Aida Salazar + Natalia Sylvester - MG/YA Lit tomorrow on SFPL YouTube

Max Macias max.macias at gmail.com
Tue Oct 20 14:40:13 PDT 2020


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From: Mitra, Cristina (LIB) <Cristina.Mitra at sfpl.org>
Date: Tue, Oct 20, 2020 at 2:35 PM
Subject: [REFORMANET] Aida Salazar + Natalia Sylvester - MG/YA Lit tomorrow
on SFPL YouTube
To: REFORMANet at googlegroups.com <REFORMANet at googlegroups.com>

Hello everyone!

Sharing this very special middle-grade and YA author event tomorrow hosted
by San Francisco Public Library as the final event of our VIVA series
celebrating Latino Hispanic Heritage Month.

Join Latinx authors Aida Salazar and Natalia Sylvester, members of the
author collective Las Musas, as they share their latest and upcoming works,
timely novels about a family caged in a detention camp by Immigration and
Customs Enforcement (ICE) to a presidential election for Cuban-American
political family. This conversation will be great for older youth and
adults alike.

10/20, 5PM, *SFPL YouTube <https://youtu.be/yzwUy2g9sEQ>*

*Aida Salazar* is an award-winning author and arts activist whose writings
for adults and children explore issues of identity and social justice. She
is the author of the critically acclaimed middle grade verse novels, *The
Moon Within* (International Latino Book Award) and the just released* Land
of the Cranes*.

*Natalia Sylvester* is the author of two novels for adults, *Chasing the
Sun *and *Everyone Knows You Go Home*, which won an International Latino
Book Award. *Running*, her debut novel for young adults, is a 2020 Junior
Library Guild Selection. Born in Lima, Peru, Sylvester grew up in Florida
and Texas and received a BFA in Creative Writing from the University of

Connect with Aida Salazar - aidasalazar.com <http://www.aidasalazar.com/> |
Twitter: @mimawrites
Connect with Natalia Sylvester - nataliasylvester.com | Twitter/Instagram:

*  Las Musas Books* is the first collective of women and non-binary
(identifying on the female spectrum) Latinx middle-grade (MG), picture book
(PB) and young adult (YA) authors to come together in an effort to support
and amplify each other’s debut or sophomore novels in US children’s
literature. Las Musas represent Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Cuba,
Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Haiti, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Uruguay, just
to name a few. Learn more about their work and meet new authors at

*Cristina E. Mitra*
Family Engagement Coordinator
San Francisco Public Library
(415) 533-4571 (cell)
cristina.mitra at sfpl.org

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