Kim Stanley Robinson Interview

New on the Libros Schmibros Podcast, the Kim Stanley Robinson Interview.

David Kipen in conversation with Kim Stanley Robinson about his work and the work of poet Kenneth Rexroth. Robinson’s new book Ministry for the Future, is a science fiction novel set in the near future, about coping with the effects of climate change in the next 30 years.

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Exciting News! A Federal Writers’ Project 2.0 may be coming soon

Our fearless leader and Libros Schmibros founder, David Kipen has been working through channels to put forth the idea of a second iteration of the WPA era Writers’ Project. The original gave us some historical and cultural treasures, and similar socioeconomic conditions exist now… Maybe?!

Here’s a great article, full of historical perspective and details of a possible future, for the Writers’ Project. (Click on the excerpt below to read the full article on the Columbia Journalism Review website.)

The enduring lessons of a New Deal writers project- Jon Allsop - CJR.org

Stay tuned.

Shizu Saldamando Interview

Artist Shizu Saldamando talks with Cuauhtemoc Hernandez about her art and inspirations, her recent exhibition “L.A. Intersections” at Occidental College, her personal and educational background, collaborations with other artists and much more.

Shizu Saldamando Interview – the latest episode of our Podcast is now available on YouTube, Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts.

Daniel Desure Interview

Film producer and entrepreneur Daniel Desure talks with Cuauhtemoc Hernandez about Total Luxury Spa, Commonwealth Projects collaborative network and the idea that streetwear can be a vehicle for positive change.

Daniel Desure Interview – the latest episode of our Podcast is now available on YouTube, Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts.

August 2020 – The Reading Group on Mexican Philosophy and Culture

The Reading Group on Mexican Philosophy & Culture meets the first and third Wednesday of the month via ZOOM. We discuss the ideas of Mexican intellectuals past and present. Readings will be provided. All are welcome. Email library@librosschmibros.org to join the group.

Dates: August 5th and 19th at 7:30 PM PDT, via Zoom.