Listen as Achy Obejas presents the DePaul Summer Writing Conference keynote address. Havana-born Obejas is the well-known author of several books, including Days of Awe, Memory Mambo and her sixth and latest book, Ruins.
Recorded as part of the DePaul Summer Writing Conference, July 17-19, 2009. Sponsored by DePaul University, Continuing and Professional Education, DePaul University teamed up with the Chicago Public Library to featuring programs devoted to the art of the written word. The Chicago Public Library was pleased to co-host the opening and closing programs.
Recorded Friday, July 17, 2009 at Harold Washington Library Center.