Magazine launch and readings (in English and Spanish)

Review: Literature and Arts of the Americas,
Issue 77
Latin American Immigration and Culture


Thursday, November 20, 7:00 PM

Free Admission

The Americas Society
680 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10021

Image by Judi Wertheim

Join us to celebrate Review's latest issue, no. 77, focusing on Latin American immigration and culture. This festive program will consist of readings by contemporary authors Alvaro Enrigue (born and lives in Mexico) and Naief Yehya (born in Mexico, lives in Brooklyn), both of whom are featured in the issue. The program will also include comments and discussion by Daniel Shapiro, Editor; Carmen Boullosa, Guest Creative Editor; Lucía Melgar (UNAM), Guest Academic Editor; and Rubén Gallo (Princeton University).


Review 77 features a section of research articles by leading scholars on aspects of immigration and culture and a creative section showcasing selections of poetry, fiction, creative essays, and interviews by and about writers including Jorge Aguilar Mora, Gioconda Belli, Enrique Fierro, José Kozer, Eduardo Mitre, Sylvia Molloy, Ricardo Piglia, and Ida Vitale. The issue also includes reviews of newly published titles in English and English translations, and pieces by/about artists from Latin America and/or explore immigrant-related iconography and themes.

This special issue will be available to order at the event.


To order Review 77 online, visit

To purchase a print or online subscription, visit


Review: Literature and Arts of the Americas is published on behalf of Americas Society by Routledge, an imprint of Taylor & Francis.


This program is presented in collaboration with the City College of New York, CUNY, and the Mexican Cultural Institute of New York.

Thanks to the Instituto Cervantes for helping to publicize this event.


This event is part of the Third Latin American Cultural Week, which will take place at various locations throughout New York City from November 5 to November 21. Visit for the full event listing.