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Book signing and presentation by Dr. Irene Blea
September 24, 2017 @ 2:00 PM
SPRINGER — The Springer Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a special book signing with award winning novelist, Dr. Irene Blea, Sunday, September 24, 2 pm at the Springer Museum. The internationally known author, university educator, community activist, and public speaker shares her lifetime of knowledge in her latest book, Beneath the Super Moon.
“Dr. Irene Blea enlightened us about the violence against young women in our communities, about the intricacies, the blood, pain, and deep love we sustain through 500 years of colonization in New Mexico with her novel, Daughters of the West Mesa. In Beneath the Super Moon she informs us about the destructive role of shame upon the individual and the community. The importance of Blea’s work is that she deconstructs the culture showing us that the pride, sometimes hiding truths, can kill us. Irene Blea is, in my mind, the Chicana novelist of these times. I have long awaited this voice. She liberates us with her bravery.” Said Beva Sanchez-Padilla, World March of Women organizer, SouthWest Organizing Project, SWOP, about Blea’s work.
- Springer Chamber of Commerce