Recent Grads Publish Award Winning Books – Come to the Celebration!

Home Coming for recent alumni, Novelist ISABEL QUINTERO and Poet LARRY EBY! We’re thrilled to welcome our recent grads to read from new books, having garnered national acclaim! Please, help us spread the word and come all ye!

Thursday, May 28, 7PM, Pfau Library Room 4005, CSUSB

Recent interview with Isabel at our CSUSB free on-line journal Ghost Town.

ISABEL QUINTERO’s first novel, Gabi, a Girl in Pieces (Cinco Puntos Press) won the 2015 California Book Award, the Morris Award from the American Library Association for the best debut Young Adult Novel in American and the Tomas Rivera Award for the best Young Adult novel by a Mexican American. She holds an MA in English Literature from California State University, San Bernardino and is the treasurer of PoetrIE, a non-profit community arts organization in Southern California.

LARRY EBY is the founding editor of Orange Monkey Publications. His first book of poems, Flight of August, won the Louise Bogan Award and was published by Trio House Press in 2014. His second book, Machinist in the Snow, is forthcoming from ELJ Publications this summer, and was his graduate thesis in the MFA program at CSUSB. He served as poetry editor for Ghost Town Literary Journal and is an active among the leadership of PoetrIE and on Inlandia’s literary board.

Direct questions to Chad Sweeney at

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