Book Talk: This is for the Mostless by Jason Magabo Perez

Photo: Book cover design by Amy Abito.

Book talk by Jason Magabo Perez, Assistant Professor of English and Creative Writing, CSU San Bernardino

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Powell Library Rotunda
UCLA Campus
Los Angeles, CA 90095
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This is for the Mostless is a lyrical collection of autobiographical poems, essays, fictions, and oral histories that celebrates and mourns the multiple migrations and afterlives of grandmothers, gangsters, girlfriends, superheroes, and poets.

Jason Magabo Perez is an Assistant Professor of English/Creative Writing at CSU San Bernardino. Perez is the author of the chapbook, Phenomenology of Superhero (2016), and two multimedia literary performance works, The Passion of El Hulk Hogancito (2009) and You Will Gonna Go Crazy (2011), the latter of which was awarded a Challenge America Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. Alumnus of the VONA Writing Workshops for Writers of Color, Perez holds an M.F.A. in Writing and Consciousness from New College of California and a dual Ph.D. in Communication and Ethnic Studies from UCSD. 

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Books are available for purchase and signing.

Presented in collaboration with UC Irvine Asian American Studies Department’s The Afterlives of Martial Law.



Nguyet Tong
(310) 206-9163

Sponsor(s): UCLA International Institute, Asian American Studies Center, Asian American Studies Department , UCLA Undergraduate Education Office of Instructional Development, UCLA Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, UCLA Institute for American Cultures, and UCLA Library