La Plonqui: Book Launch Event

Event description

  • Arts and entertainment
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Free

Join us in celebrating the life and literary work of Margarita Cota-Cárdenas, Professor Emerita, Arizona State University.

Celebrating more than forty years of creative writing by Chicana author Margarita Cota-Cárdenas, this volume includes critical essays, reflections, interviews, and previously unpublished writing by the author herself to document the lifelong craft and legacy of a pioneering writer in the field.

Refreshments to be provided.




Kirsten Nigro, professor emerita, University of Texas, El Paso

Margarita Pignataro, assistant lecturer, University of Wyoming

Charles St. Georges, associate professor, Denison University

Laura Belmonte, assistant professor, University of New Mexico


Moderators and co-editors

Jesús Rosales, School of International Letters and Cultures

Vanessa Fonseca-Chávez, School of Applied Sciences and Arts


Event contact

Vanessa Fonseca-Chávez

Thursday, November 9, 2023


3:00 pm5:00 pm (MST)


RBH 196 (Ross Blakely Hall) or via Zoom