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Aug 24, 2019 at 10:00 am

San Diego Union Tribune Festival of Books presented by UC San Diego


August 24 at Liberty Station, Point Loma, celebrate San Diego’s vibrant reading community and join thousands of local readers, writers and word lovers at the San Diego Festival of Books. Headlining the event is Tijuana native and award-winning author Luis Alberto Urrea.

Hailed by NPR as a “master storyteller with a rock and roll heart.” He is a prolific and acclaimed writer who uses his dual-culture life experiences to explore themes of love, loss and triumph.

Visit our booths in the Luce Court and join us for these panels featuring UC San Diego alumni, faculty and staff.

Headline Talk: Luis Alberto Urrea ‘77 sponsored by UC San Diego Extension

  • 11:30 in the Main Hall

UC San Diego
Alumni Panelists:

Admission to the festival and all outdoor activities are free. Indoor conversations require tickets, available at

Event Website

Date and Time

Aug 24, 2019 at 10:00 am


Liberty Station Point Loma

Event Registration

Registration for this event is required by Aug 23, 2019. Visit the registration page for details.


Juanita LaHaye    858-822-2026


Faculty, Staff, Students, The General Public

Event Host

UC San Diego Extension

Event Category

Festivals and Celebrations