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2017 Teleconference Series

Las Comadres & Friends National Latino Book Club is a partnership between Las Comadres and Association of American Publishers (AAP) to promote reading of Latino authors.

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Current Teleconference Details:

 


Monday, August 28, 2017

Dial-in Times: 9:00 p.m. Puerto Rico | 8:00 p.m. Eastern | 7:00 p.m. Central | 6:00 p.m. Mountain | 5:00 p.m. Pacific | 2:00 p.m. Hawaii | Audio Podcast to be posted after the interview

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Join Las Comadres around the world for an interview with Cecilia Velastegui, author of  Lucia Zarate with additional conversations with Sylvia Casares , author of  Enchilada Queen Cookbook.

 

 

 


Monday, July 31, 2017

Dial-in Times: 9:00 p.m. Puerto Rico | 8:00 p.m. Eastern | 7:00 p.m. Central | 6:00 p.m. Mountain | 5:00 p.m. Pacific | 2:00 p.m. Hawaii | Audio Podcast to be posted after the interview

 

Join Las Comadres around the world for an interview with Liza Treviño, author of  All That Glitters with additional conversations with Ileana Abrev, author of  The Little Big Book of White Spells.

 

 

 


 Monday, June 19, 2017

Dial-in Times: 9:00 p.m. Puerto Rico | 8:00 p.m. Eastern | 7:00 p.m. Central | 6:00 p.m. Mountain | 5:00 p.m. Pacific | 2:00 p.m. Hawaii | Audio Podcast to be posted after the interview

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Join Las Comadres around the world for an interview with Lorraine Lopez for Judith Ortiz Cofer, author of  The Cruel Country

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Monday, May 22, 2017

Dial-in Times: 9:00 p.m. Puerto Rico | 8:00 p.m. Eastern | 7:00 p.m. Central | 6:00 p.m. Mountain | 5:00 p.m. Pacific | 2:00 p.m. Hawaii | Audio Podcast to be posted after the interview


Join Las Comadres around the world for an interview with Silvia Moreno-Garcia, author of  Certain Dark Things

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Monday, April 24, 2017

Dial-in Times: 9:00 p.m. Puerto Rico | 8:00 p.m. Eastern | 7:00 p.m. Central | 6:00 p.m. Mountain | 5:00 p.m. Pacific | 2:00 p.m. Hawaii | Audio Podcast to be posted after the interview

  
Join Las Comadres around the world for an interview with Emmy Perez, author of  With the River on our Face with additional conversations

with Maritere Rodriguez Bellas , author of Arroz con Pollo and Apple Pie: Raising Bicultural Children

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Monday, March 27, 2017

Dial-in Times: 9:00 p.m. Puerto Rico | 8:00 p.m. Eastern | 7:00 p.m. Central | 6:00 p.m. Mountain | 5:00 p.m. Pacific | 2:00 p.m. Hawaii | Audio Podcast to be posted after the interview

image010Join Las Comadres around the world for an interview with Nely Galan, author of  Self-Made: Becoming Empowered, Self-Reliant and Rich in Every Way  with additional conversations with Karen Valentin , author of The Mother God Made Me to Be .

 

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Monday, February 27, 2017

Dial-in Times: 9:00 p.m. Puerto Rico | 8:00 p.m. Eastern | 7:00 p.m. Central | 6:00 p.m. Mountain | 5:00 p.m. Pacific | 2:00 p.m. Hawaii | Audio Podcast to be posted after the interview


Join Las Comadres around the world for an interview with Virginia Alanis, author of Love Field  with additional conversations with Fabiana Elisa Martinez , author of 12 Palabras al Azar / 12 Random Words.

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Monday, January 30, 2017

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Join Las Comadres around the world for an interview with Zoraida Córdova, author of Labyrinth Lost with additional conversations with Patricia Santos Marcantonio, author of Verdict in the Desert.

 

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Monday, December 19, 2016

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Join Las Comadres around the world for an interview with Erika Martinez, editor of Daring Write with additional conversations with Juana Medina, author of Juana & Lucas.

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November 2016

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Join Las Comadres around the world for an interview with Patricia Engel, author of The Veins of the Ocean.  Additional conversations withIn between: One Teen, Two Cultures.

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October 2016

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Join Las Comadres around the world for an interview with Maria Nieto, author of  The Water of Life Remains in the Dead published by Floricanto Press.

Additional conversations with Lucina Stone, author of Santa Muerte: The Daniela Story, published by Story Merchant and Pat Mora, author of Remembering Day/Dia de los Muertos

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September 2016

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Book of Month: White Light by Vanessa Garcia (Shade Mountain Press)
Additional Conversation: Becoming Maria: Love and Chaos in the South Bronx by Sonia Manzano (Scholastic Press)

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August 2016

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Join Las Comadres around the world for an interview with Celeste Leon, author of  Luck is Just the Begining published by Floricanto Press.

Additional conversations with Arturo Hernandez Sametier, author of The Music of Jimmy Ojotriste, published by Lunita Hispanic Press, LLC.

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July 2016

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Join Las Comadres around the world for an interview with Diana Lopez author of Nothing Up My Sleeve published by Hachette Book Group / Little Brown and Company.

Additional conversations with Carmen Rita, author of Never Too Late, published by Kensington Books.

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Monday, June 27, 2016

Join Las Comadres around the world for an interview with Victoria Rivera McKinley author of n Search of the Luminous Heart published by O Books and Additional Conversation With Carmen Boullosa author of When Mexico Recaptures Texas published by Arte Publico Press

Join Las Comadres around the world for an interview with Victoria Rivera McKinley author of In Search of the Luminous Heart published by O Books and Additional Conversation With Carmen Boullosa author of When Mexico Recaptures Texas published by Arte Publico Press
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Length: 36 minutes, 8 seconds


May 2016

Join Las Comadres around the world for an interview with Cindy L. Rodriguez author of When Reason Breaks published by Bloomsbury Children's Books and Additional Conversation With Isabel Allende author of The Japanese Lover published by Atria Books
Join Las Comadres around the world for an interview with Cindy L. Rodriguez author of When Reason Breaks published by Bloomsbury Children’s Books and Additional Conversation With Isabel Allende author of The Japanese Lover published by Atria Books
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April 2016

Join Las Comadres around the world for an interview with Amalia Ortiz author of Rant. Chant. Chisme. published by Wings Press and Additional Conversation With Jorge Aguirre author of Dragons Beware! published by First Second Books and Meg Medina author of Mango, Abuela y Yo published by Candlewick Press
Join Las Comadres around the world for an interview with Amalia Ortiz author of Rant. Chant. Chisme. published by Wings Press and Additional Conversation With Jorge Aguirre author of Dragons Beware published by First Second Books and Additional Conversation With Meg Medina author of Mango, Abuela y Yo published by Candlewick Press
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March 2016

Join Las Comadres around the world for an interview with Oscar Hijuelos author of Twain & Stanley Enter Paradise published by Grand Central Publishing
Join Las Comadres around the world for an interview with guest speaker Lori Carlson Hijuelos widow of Oscar Hijuelos author of Twain & Stanley Enter Paradise published by Grand Central Publishing
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Length: 44 minutes, 11 seconds | Size: 7.95 MB


February 2016

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Join Las Comadres around the world for an interview with Héctor Tobar author of Deep Down Dark published by Picador Trade Press and Additional Conversation with Lorraine López author of The Darling published by The University of Arizona Press
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Length: 52 minutes, 34 seconds | Size: 9.46 MB


January 2016

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Join Las Comadres around the world for an interview with Phillippe Diederich author of Sofrito published by Cinco Puntos Press and Additional Conversation with Marie Marquardt author of Dream Things True published by St Martin’s Griffin Press
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Length: 44 minutes, 4 seconds | Size: 7.93 MB


 

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