"the stories behind the story"
A zoom session with R. Ch. Garcia on his new novel Death Song of the Dragón Chicxulub
4:00–5:30 pm, Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022
Here's your chance to learn about the mythology, history and people that inspired the new Chicano fantasy-sci-fi Death Song of the Dragón Chicxulub.
Sign up to hear veteran interviewer Annette Leal Mattern* assist Garcia in sharing literary background of the novel, like:
Where did you get the ideas for your characters? And do your characters deliver any vital lessons?
Are any of the fantasy scenes about real places or true events?
Why does the pace of the two parts of the novel vary so much?
What aspects of Chicano/mexicano/indio culture do you hope readers take away from the book?
[You can also submit questions in advance or on Chat during the Zoom.]
Those attending can also:
• Win a copy of the novel.
Zoom limited to 25 registrants. Contact the author via his webpage if you want to be added to the wait list.
Sign up on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/rchgarcia-interview-by-annette-leal-mattern-the-stories-behind-the-story-tickets-266169729827
Annette Leal Mattern is a professional PR/Brand Strategist, Published Author, and Language Nerd. "My contract with the viewer is to guide you in learning whatever will make the reading of the book a better experience."
Chicanofuturism is now!
The title sums up the underlying roots of this collection; it takes Spanish, Nahuatl and English to tell the whole tale. This collection is a coming out party for raza re-interpreters of the past, the now and the future.
The line-up of authors includes:
Ernest Hogan, Mario Acevedo, Frank S. Lechuga, Martin Hill Ortiz, Pedro Iniguez, Nicholas Belardes, Armando Rendón, Lizz Huerta, Emmanuel Valtierra, Rios de La Luz, Beatrice Pita, Rosaura Sánchez, R. Ch. Garcia, Ricardo Tavarez, Rosa Martha Villarreal, Carmen Baca, Scott Russell Duncan, Gloria Delgado, and Kathleen Alcalá.
TO SCHEDULE INTERVIEWS, READINGS, MORE INFORMATION
Listen to a discussion of El Porvenir, ¡Ya! featuring top writers from the collection on the Reality Dysfunction podcast.
El Porvenir, ¡Ya! is available in paperback and e-book formats through online distributors, such as Amazon, your favorite bookstore, and at the Somos en escrito online Tienda/Store. Check Bookshop and Barnes & Noble in the coming weeks.
Order your copy now and be a part of Chicanofuturism.