Please join us:
Friday, November 11th from 11:00 - 12:15
Dickey Memorial Theater (1st Floor Humanities building)
Rolando Hinojosa-Smith is the Ellen Clayton Garwood Professor of English at the University of Texas, Austin. He was born in Mercedes, Texas. He earned his BA from the University of Texas, an MA from New Mexico Highlands University, and his doctorate from the University of Illinois. His bilingual publications include The Klail City Death Trip series with fifteen novels so far, and over three dozen short stories and essays. His prizes for best novel include those from Quinto Sol and the Casa de las Americás. Doctoral theses on his work have been written in this country, Germany, Spain, Sicily, as well as masters theses in the Netherlands, Sweden, Italy and the United States. In 2007 he received the Texas Literary Festival Bookend Award.