Latin American Short Stories Reading Group | January

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Latin American Short Stories Reading Group | January

January 17, 2023 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

VLACC is pleased to present, in partnership with UBC’s Latin American Studies program, a reading group open to anyone interested in short stories written by Latin American authors.

Join us on Tuesday, January 17 at 6:30 pm, at the Conference Room (1661 Napier St, Vancouver) for a discussion on the stories “Small Time Property Owners” by Roberto Arlt, “The Vacant Lot” by Augusto Roa Bastos and “The Tree” by María Luisa Bombal. Professor Jon Beasley-Murray will facilitate the discussion.

Date: Tuesday, January 17

Time: 6:30 – 8:00 pm

Place: Conference Room (Britannia Community Services Centre)

1661 Napier St, Vancouver, BC V5L 4X4

This is a free event, but registrations are necessary. Please get your tickets here.


The stories are in English translations. Discussions will also be led in English. No background in Latin American literature or culture is required.

Link to the stories:

The short stories are included in the book Contemporary Latin American Short Stories edited by Pat McNEES.

Do not hesitate to contact our Operations Coordinator, Danais Yera at: if you have any questions.

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January 17, 2023
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Vancouver, B.C. Canada