Stories from a Life Lived Along the Border

Thursday, May 23rd, 7pm
Independence, Kansas: William Inge Theatre

The William Inge Theatre Festival honors Octavio Solis with a Lifetime Achievement Award! Join Octavio Solis, author of Retablos: Stories from a Life Lived Along the Border, and Kara Lee Corthron, author of The Truth of Right Now, for a reading & signing at the William Inge Theater, 1057 W. College Avenue, Independence, Kansas 67301. For more information: ph 620.332.5491 &

Sunday, June 2nd 4:00pm
New York, NY: Word Up

Join Octavio Solis at Word Up for his only New York City appearance.  He will be in conversation with Todd London, co-head of the MFA Playwriting Program at the New School for Social Research and the Director of Theatre Relations for the Dramatists Guild of America. The event is co-sponsored by the People's Theatre Project. Word Up is located at 2113 Amsterdam Ave near 165th Street. For more info contact Veronica or call 347-688-4456.