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National Book Launch: Las Nalgas de JLo/JLo’s Booty by Bárbara Renaud González

April 28, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join us for the National Book Launch of Las Nalgas de JLo/Jlo’s Booty: The Best & Most Notorious Calumnas & other Writings by the First Chicana Columnist in Texas (1995-2005) by Bárbara Renaud González.- at the Esperanza Peace & Justice Center.


About the Book

Blurring the borders between literature, journalism, essay, history, memoir and short story, Las Nalgas de JLo is a non-fiction collection of columns, articles, reviews, and poems, most written by Renaud González between 1995-2005 when she was an independent columnist for the San Antonio Express-News.

About the Author

Bárbara Renaud González is a Tejana born in South Texas, who grew up in the Texas Panhandle. She graduated with a B.A. in Social Work from the University of Texas Río Grande Valley and a Masters of Social Work from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. She worked in Washington D.C., followed by post-graduate work at the Harvard Kennedy School, studying Immigration and Labor. Her novel, Golondrina, why did you leave me?, was the first Chicana novel published by the University of Texas Press in 2009. Author of The Boy Made of Lightning, an interactive children’s book on the life of the late, great voting rights activist, Willie Velásquez, she is currently developing The (S)Hero’s Journey, a series of children’s books about the marginalized (s)heroes of Texas, and finishing her first Tex-Mex adult fairy tale.


April 28, 2017
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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The Esperanza Peace & Justice Center
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