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October 20, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Unforgetting book talk and conversation with Roberto Lovato, and a picture of the cover

Drawing on his journalism and life experiences spanning 30 years and 2,500 miles of war, gang and government violence, and mass migration, journalist and author Roberto Lovato will be in conversation with novelist Alejandro Varela, exploring how memory and art can help guide us through the age of extremes which we are all only just beginning to endure. In this conversation, Lovato will use examples from his critically acclaimed book, Unforgetting, a blueprint for navigating apocalyptic times.

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  • Black and white portrait of journalist and author Roberto Lovato
    Roberto Lovato
    Journalist and teacher Roberto Lovato is the author of Unforgetting: A Memoir of Revolution and Remembrance (Harper Collins), a book picked by the New York Times as an “Editor’s Choice” that the paper also hailed as “Groundbreaking." Award-winning author Roberto Lovato has reported on the drug war, violence, terrorism in … Read More ›
  • Portrait of Alejandro Varela
    Alejandro Varela
    Alejandro Varela (he/him) is based in New York. His work has appeared in The Point magazine, Boston Review, Harper's Magazine, The RumpusJoyland Magazine, The Brooklyn Rail, The Offing, Blunderbuss Magazine, Pariahs (an anthology, SFA Press, 2016), the Southampton Review, and The New Republic. He was a 2019 Jerome Fellow in Literature, a resident in the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s … Read More ›


October 20, 2021
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Violeta Parra Stage
320 West 37th Street
New York, 10018 United States
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