Lit & Luz Festival brings artists, writers together for Mexico-Chicago cultural exchange

The festival takes place in Chicago in the fall, followed by events in Mexico City in winter. This year’s theme is “Structure.”

Lit & Luz
Courtesy of Sarah DOb
Lit & Luz
Courtesy of Sarah DOb

Lit & Luz Festival brings artists, writers together for Mexico-Chicago cultural exchange

The festival takes place in Chicago in the fall, followed by events in Mexico City in winter. This year’s theme is “Structure.”

The Lit & Luz Festival kicks off Monday with a mix of in-person and virtual events. Now in its 8th year, the series features dozens of writers, artists and musicians from Mexico City and Chicago in cultural exchange and conversation through Nov. 6. All events are free and bilingual.

GUESTS: Jazmina Barrera, author and publisher based in Mexico City

Miguel Jimenez, Chicago-based writer and professor, founder and director of the Lit & Luz Book Club