Aurora Levins Morales is a Puerto Rican Ashkenazi Jewish feminist writer, historian and well-rounded radical. She is the author of six books including Medicine Stories, Remedios: Stories of Earth and Iron from the History of Puertorriqueñas and Kindling: Writings on the Body. Her work has appeared in dozens of anthologies, is widely taught, and has been translated into seven languages. She produces Letters from Earth, an environmental justice podcast, and is a member of JOCSM, the Jews of Color, Sephardi and Mizrahi Caucus partnership with Jewish Voice for Peace, and the JVP Artists’ Council. She lives in a tiny house in Northern California.
Free and open to the public. Books available for purchase following the event. Proceeds of book sales support renewal project in rural Puerto Rico.
This is a fragrance free event.
Presented by the University of Massachusetts Amherst History Department with Maria Salgado-Cartagena, People's Historian of Holyoke's Puerto Rican Diaspora.