Sun, Aug 22



WordShedNYC Reading Series Featuring Oscar Guardiola Rivera

Oscar Guardiola-Rivera is an art-armed freedom fighter from Latin America, poet, award-winning author, and philosopher in exile.

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WordShedNYC Reading Series Featuring Oscar Guardiola Rivera

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Aug 22, 2021, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM


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He’s the author of such critically acclaimed books as What If Latin America Ruled the World?(Bloomsbury, 2010) winner of the Frantz Fanon Award, and Story of a Death Foretold. The Coup Against Salvador Allende (Bloomsbury, 2013) shortlisted for the 2014 Bread & Roses Award, both selected among the best non-fiction publications of the year. More recently, In Defence of Armed/Art Struggle (Bogota: UTadeo, 2019),  and the poetic novel Night of the World (The 87 Press, 2021). He’s a Fellow of the RSA and teaches at Birkbeck College, University of London. His docu-series “Art & Fire: A Journey in Five Films”, co-produced with Hay Festivals is available at

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