Myriam Gurba-- Dahlia Season

Combining the spark of Michelle Tea, the comic angst of Augusten Burroughs, and the warmth of Sandra Cisneros, Mexican American author Myriam Gurba has created a territory all her own. Come meet the author and California-based high school teacher and hear her read from her latest work, "Dahlia Season." The book, published through Manic D. Press, not only contains the title novella, but also several of Myriam's acclaimed stories. If your Friday night is already packed but you're dying to meet Myriam, luck is on your side-- she'll be performing with Cliterati on Thursday night at the Spot on Ralph McGill Blvd.

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Dahlia Season: Stories & a Novella (Future Tense) Cover Image
$14.36
ISBN: 9781933149165
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Published: Manic D Press - May 1st, 2007

Chicana. Goth. Dykling. Desiree Garcia knows she's weird and a weirdo magnet. To extinguish her strangeness, her parents ship her to Saint Michael's Catholic High School, then to Mexico, but neurology can't be snuffed out so easily: Screwy brain chemistry holds the key to Desiree's madness.