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Author Spotlight | Carolina De Robertis on AADL.TV


Friday May 27, 2022: 5:00pm to 5:30pm  Add to Calendar /   Add to Google Calendar




Join Lucy as she shines a spotlight on the works of a single author. This month she looks at the novels of Carolina De Robertis.

A writer of Uruguayan origins, Carolina De Robertis is the author of five novels and has been awarded the Stonewall Prize for two of these. She has also been a finalist for the for the PEN/Faulkner Award and the PEN/Jean Stein Book Award, as well as the Kirkus Prize and a Lambda Literary Award. Her books have been translated into seventeen languages and have received numerous other honors, including a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts.

In 2022, she is an inaugural Baldwin-Emerson Fellow, gathering oral histories of queer and trans BIPOC elders in collaboration with Baldwin for the Arts and the Center for Oral History at Columbia University. She is an associate professor at San Francisco State University, and lives in Oakland, California, with her wife and two children.