CANCELED—ASU Book Group: 'To Live and Die in El Valle' by Oscar Mancinas

This event last occurred Dec. 21, 2022

Please note that the December 2022 Book Group meeting has been canceled. It will be rescheduled when the book is available.

**Note that the date for this event has been changed from Dec. 14 to Dec. 21**

The ASU Book Group's December 2022 reading selection is "To Live and Die in El Valle" by Oscar Mancinas. The book group is open to all in the ASU community and meets monthly from noon–1 p.m. with two different options for attendance: either in-person at the Piper Writers House or virtually on Zoom (registration required for online attendance). In-person attendees are invited to join the author for lunch after at the University Club, no-host.

Haven't read the book? Come anyway! Authors are always present.


Cover of To Live and Die in El Valle by Oscar Mancinas

The first major work published by the 32-year-old author, the book is a collection of 13 short stories about various characters that grow up in a fictional version of the Salt River Valley. Mancinas received the 2022 Southwest Book Award from the Border Regional Library Association.

The book is available on or through local bookstores.

Oscar Mancinas is a PhD student in the School of Transborder Studies at ASU.

Cover of To Live and Die in El Valle by Oscar Mancinas

Piper Writers House or Online

For more information contact:

Judith Smith