Stories from a Life Lived Along the Border

Thursday, October 18th, 7pm
San Francisco, CA: LITQUAKE at the Elbo Room

Join City Lights, Litquake, and Word for Word for the San Francisco book launch of Octavio Solis's Retablos! Word for Word performs Retablos, a conversation with Octavio Solis, Oscar Villalon, and Shelia Balter follows, along with a booksigning. The Elbo Room is located at 647 Valencia Street (between 17th & 18th Streets) SF CA 94110. $15 donation suggested. For more info contact Jack Boulware at

Tuesday, November 13th 7:30pm
Los Angeles, CA: The ALOUD Series at the LA Library

Octavio Solis joins Reyna Grande and Jeanne Guerrero for Stories from a Life Lived Along the Border. Booksigning to follow. The LA Library is located at 630 West Fifth Street, Los Angeles 90071. Reservations are free, but see web site for details.

For more info contact:

Louise Steinman or call 213.292.6252


Tuesday, December 4th, 7:30pm
Seattle, WA: Seattle Town Hall

Join Octavio Solis for a reading and discussion. Booksigning to follow. This event will take place at the Rainier Arts Center, 3515 S Alaska St, Seattle WA 98118. Admission is $5.

For more info contact:

Edward Wolcher

Wednesday, December 5th, 7:30pm
Portland, OR: Powell's City of Books

Join Octavio Solis at Powell's downtown bookstore, 1005 W. Burnside Street.

For more info contact:

Jeremy Garber

503.228.4651 ext. 5855