Myriam Gurba ~ Reading & Book Signing ~ Las Comadres Book Club

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Join us as we read and discuss the book, PAINTING THEIR PORTRAITS IN WINTER: Short Stories by Myriam Gurba, Author and Artist, at our May 21st, 2016 book club meeting.
We have a special treat in store as author, Myriam Gurba, will be reading and signing books at the meeting. Myriam has also published Wish You Were Me, and Dahlia Season. Dahlia Season won the Edmund White Award and was short listed for a Lammy.
She has twice toured with the lezzendarily avant garde literary and performance troupe Sister Spit. She is also a digital artist, having shown work in such places as the Museum of Latin American Art and Instagram. She teaches high school and would rather dispense tampons than advice.
We will be serving mimosas and a light breakfast.

The book may be purchased from Manic D Press at

PAINTING THEIR PORTRAITS IN WINTER: Short Stories by Myriam Gurba, 160 pages, ISBN 978-1-933149-90-5, $15.95, 5.5 x 8.5, Paperback, fiction
The book club meets every 3rd Saturday of each month, from 10am to 11:30am, and everyone is welcome to join. For more info: (714) 215-7421 BRING A FRIEND


  • Myriam Gurba

Event info

  • 2016-05-21 - 2016-05-21
  • -
  • 211 N. Sycamore St., Santa Ana, CA 92701
  • Free


Gallery 211 - in the Artists Village of Downtown Santa Ana, CA

Gallery 211 features an Artist per month in conjunction with the first Saturdays Art Walk in DTSA. The gallery is a family run gallery and is coordinated by the team of Allyssa Flores and Yvonne Flores. It is now in its 2nd year of operation and has hosted open mic sessions, poetry readings, book signings, acoustic acts, live bands, and Artists of various styles and using various mediums. Most recently, Gallery 211 was nominated in OC Weekly’s Reader's, Choice Best of 2015 for the "Best Art Gallery" category.

On the First Saturday of every month, downtown Santa Ana hosts its very own Art Walk in the Artists Village, drawing over 3,500 attendees and showcasing over 20 unique galleries, performances, artisan vendors and much more. Stop by for a visit from 6pm to 10pm at the 2nd Street Promenade and surrounding blocks.

Our gallery is at the end of the 2nd Street Promenade and at 211 N. Sycamore St.

There are no elevators in the gallery and ascending stairs is required to access the mezzanine. However, most of the art can be seen from the 1st floor. The 3rd Floor Lounge is closed to the public, and reserved for Westcliff Properties, it's employees, and invited guests.

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