June 3, 1 – 4pm

Luis Jaramillo & Matthew Brookshire

The Other Side: Borders and Crossings”

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Border are places of defence and of vulnerability. Through writing as ritual, divination, conjuring and channeling, we will pass through perceived barriers to get from what we know to what we would like to know.

Nolan Park, House 11, Governor’s Island

Luis Jaramillo is the author of The Doctor’s Wife, winner of the Dzanc Books Short Story Collection Contest, an Oprah Book of the Week, and one of NPR’s Best Books of 2012. Luis’s fiction and nonfiction has also appeared in Tin House, Lit Hub and the Chattahoochee Review, among many other publications. He is the Director of Creative Writing at The New School, where also teaches in the MFA program and is co-editor of the journal The Inquisitive Eater: New School Food.