November 26, 2003

Local Chicano press to celebrate release of new title: La Calaca Review

Calaca Press anthology features established and up and coming bilingual writers

La Calaca Review Book Release Pachanga by Calaca Press and the Red CalacArts Collective on Saturday December 6, 2003, 7pm at ICE Gallery, 3417 30th St. (near Upas), San Diego, CA 92104

Featuring: Readings from La Calaca Review, book signing session, music by radical rockeros Acteal, refreshments y más!

Calaca Press proudly presents the release of the Calacanthology, La Calaca Review. La Calaca Review, edited by Bus Stops and Other Poems author Manuel J. Vélez, is the 15th title in six years by independent Chicano publishers Calaca Press. La Calaca Review features poetry and prose by well known Chicano authors including the poet laureate of California Francisco Alarcón, Chicano Movement literary icons alurista (El Plan Espiritual de Aztlán), Abelardo “Lalo” Delgado (Stupid American), raúlrsalinas (Un Trip through the Mind Jail) and work by emerging literary sensations such as Olga Angelina García Echeverría, tatiana de la tierra, Marc Pinate, Frances Marie Treviño and Rich Yañez to name a few.

Calaca Press, with the help of the Red CalacArts Collective, will celebrate the release of La Calaca Review on Saturday December 6 at 7:00pm. The book release pachanga will take place at the ICE Gallery, 3417 30th St. (near Upas) in the San Diego community of North Park. Calac-authors Michael Cheno, Olga Angelina Garcia Echeverria, Rod Ricardo-Livingstone, Elba Rosario Sanchez and others to be announced will read their respective selections from the book. There will be a book signing session to follow featuring the aforementioned Calacauthors as well as poet Debby Fernandez Badillo and La Calaca Review cover artist Sal Barajas. To close the event local radical rockeros Acteal will get down with their socially conscious rock en español.

Join us as we celebrate the gift of literature. This event is free and open to the public.

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