Photo by Gabriel Cardona


Sexo! Violencia! Drogas! Is there such a thing as narcoliterature? Or, does “narco” inevitably trump “literature”? In this lecture-performance, professor and award-winning author Oswaldo Zavala charts the evolution of this genre in Latin America over the past two decades.

Co-presented with the Nuyorican Poets Cafe

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2016 PEN World Voices Festival: Narco-Narratives: A Lecture Performance

This event took place as part of the 2016 PEN World Voices Festival. It was held at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe on April 28, 2016.