Sunday, April 14 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
American Dreams Deferred: The Immigrant Experience - Conversation 2074 - REQUIRES TICKET

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The most recent books by Reyna Grande, Lauren Hilgers and Julissa Arce all address the experience of the American immigrant. Join the authors for a conversation about their work and perspectives on this timely topic, led by L.A. Times Deputy Managing Editor Sewell Chan. 

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Sewell Chan

Sewell Chan is the deputy managing editor for news for the L.A Times. He previously worked for 14 years at the New York Times, where he was a metro reporter, Washington correspondent, deputy Op-Ed editor and international news editor. He was part of a team of journalists awarded the... Read More →

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Julissa Arce

Julissa Arce is a best-selling author of "My (Underground) American Dream." She was named one of People en Español's 25 Most Powerful Woman of 2017. She is a leading voice in the fight for social justice, immigrant rights and education equality. Her second book, "Someone Like Me... Read More →
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Reyna Grande

Reyna Grande is an award-winning author, motivational speaker, and writing teacher. As a girl, she crossed the US–Mexico border to join her family in Los Angeles, a harrowing journey chronicled in The Distance Between Us, a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist that has been... Read More →
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Lauren Hilgers

Lauren Hilgers lived in Shanghai, China for six years. Her articles have appeared in Harper's, Wired, Businessweek, The New Yorker, and The New York Times Magazine. She lives in New York with her husband and their daughter. Her new book is "Patriot Number One: American Dreams in... Read More →

Sunday April 14, 2019 3:00pm - 4:00pm PDT
Seeley G. Mudd 123, Signing Area 4