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The New York Public Library will be closed on Monday, October 12 in observance of Columbus Day.

Talks at the Schomburg: Voices from the Americas


Join Maria Hinojosa, host of NPR's Latino USA and anchor of  PBS's Need to Know, for a conversation on the Latino American experience in contemporary literature and the current discourse on cultural identity for Latinos in America today. Hinojosa will be in conversation with Raquel Cepeda, award-wining journalist, cultural activist, and author of Bird of Paradise: How I Became Latina, and Daniel Alarcon, a native of Peru, PEN-Hemingway Award finalist and author of At Night We Walk in Circles: A Novel.

A book signing will follow the program.

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