C. M. MAYO
Author of Metaphysical Odyssey into the Mexican Revolution, etc.

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Readings, Lectures, Workshops

October 2016 Oakland CA
American Literary Translators Association Conference
Time and room to be announced.

Roundtable: Whereabouts Press: A Retrospective of The Traveler´s Literary Companion Series
This roundtable discussion will celebrate a series to which many ALTA members have contributed since the first volume on Costa Rica published in 1994 to the last volume on France (French Feast) published in 2011. Editors Jill Gibian, Alexis Levitin, William Rodarmor, and
C.M. Mayo compilers of the volumes on Argentina, Brazil, France and Mexico, respectively, will come together to discuss lessons learned from editing theme-based anthologies intended for literary travelers. They will be joined by the founder of Whereabouts Press, David Peattie who will discuss his vision for the series as well as the challenges that face small presses today. Session Organizer: Jill Gibian.

October 2016 Santa Fe NM
Women Writing the West Conference
To be announced.
 RECENT EVENTS
 April 16, 2016 Bethesda MD
(Saturday, one day only)
The Writer's Center
10 am - 1 pm
Literary Travel Writing
Take your travel writing to another level: the literary, which is to say, giving the reader the novelistic experience of actually traveling there with you. For both beginning and advanced writers, this workshop covers the techniques from fiction and poetry that you can apply to this specialized form of creative nonfiction for deliciously vivid effects.

Register for this workshop on-line here.

Questions about this workshop? Email me here.

 February 10-14, 2016 San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
San Miguel de Allende Writers Conference



Feb 10
@ 3:30 - 5 PM
"Podcasting for Writers" Workshop

Feb 11
@ 11 AM - 12:30 PM Taller de "Podcasting para escritores"
@ 12:45 PM Tent A
C.M. Mayo to read from Metaphysical Odyssey into the Mexican Revolution

Feb 13
@ 11 AM - 12:30 PM
C.M. Mayo to moderate panel on "Global Migration: People and Their Stories"
With Juan Villoro, Luis Alberto Urrea, Elizabeth Hay and Lisa See.

Feb 14
@ 11 AM - 12:30 PM
C.M. Mayo on Panel on Historical Fiction

with Sandra Gulland, Anne Easter Smith & Mary Novik
"Into the Heart of the Story: Truth & Lies in Historical Fiction"

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 December 2, 2015 Guadalajara, Mexico
Feria de Libros

6:30 PM, Salón Antonio Alatorre
Con Rose Mary Salum y Dra Ma Teresa Fernández Aceves
Presentación del libro de C.M. Mayo (traducción de Agustín Cadena)
Odisea metafísica hacia la Revolución Mexicana, Francisco I. Madero y su libro secreto, Manual espírita
October 31, 2015 Tucson, Arizona
American Literary Translators Association Conference
11:15 am - 12:45 pm
"Translating Contemporary Latin American Poets and Writers: Embracing, Resisting, Escaping the Magnetic Pull of the Capital”
Moderator: C.M. Mayo
Panelists: Jeffrey C. Barnett, Patricia Dubrava, C.M. Mayo, Clare Sullivan
TRANSCRIPT OF THIS TALK

October 30, 2015 Tucson, Arizona
American Literary Translators Association Conference

8:30-11 PM
Café Latino at Café Passé, 415 N. 4th Ave, Tucson, AZ 
Bilingual Readings: among the other readers,
C.M. Mayo will read fiction by Mexican writer Agustín Cadena


October 29, 2015 Tucson, Arizona
American Literary Translators Association Conference
3:45 - 5 pm
"Translating the Other Side"
Moderator: Mark Weiss
Panelists: C.M. Mayo, Wendy Burk, Catherine Hammon
TRANSCRIPT OF THIS TALK
October 7, 2015 El Paso, Texas
Centennial Lecture for the University of El Paso Texas
6 PM
C.M. Mayo: "On Writing About Mexico: Secrets and Surprises"
TRANSCRIPT OF THIS TALK
March 30, 2015, Stanford CA
6:30 PM
Bolivar House

582 Alvarado Road
Please RSVP to Jessica Barajas jbarajas (at) stanford.edu

C.M. Mayo will discuss her book, Metaphysical Odyssey into the Mexican Revolution: Francisco I. Madero and His Secret Book, Spiritist Manual.

She will also discuss her translation, the first, of Madero's Manual espírita of 1911.
These two events are in Spanish for the translation by Agustín Cadena of Odisea metafísica hacia la Revolución Mexicana, available from Literal Publishing.

March 19, 2015, Querétaro
11 AM
Librería Nuevos Horizontes de Juriquilla
; presenta la Dra. Lucía Beltrán. (This event is in Spanish)

March 19, 2015, Querétaro
7 PM

Código Áureo - Gerardo Proal Galería
, 5 de Mayo #80, esquina Altamirano, Centro Histórico; presentan el Dr. Andrés Garrido del Toral, cronista oficial del Estado de Querétaro, y la Dra. Guadalupe Zárate, investigadora del INAH. Habrá vino de honor y firma de ejemplares. Teléfono 214 1497.
February 25, 2015, Mexico City
7 PM
Centro de Estudios de la Historia de México CARSO
(in Spanish)
Presentation of the Spanish edition translated by Agustín Cadena, Odisea metafísica hacia la Revolución Mexicana, Francisco I. Madero y su libro secreto, Manual espírita por C.M. Mayo. With: Rose Mary Salum, Literal Publishing; Luis Cerda; Dr Javier Garcíadiego; Manuel Guerra de Luna; and Dra Yolia Tortolero Cervantes.
Vino de honor. Cupo limitado. Favor de reservar.
 

January 29, 2015, La Jolla, California
University of California San Diego
Center for US-Mexico Studies
3:30 PM - 5 PM
Free and open to the public
C.M. Mayo provides a rich introduction and the first English translation of “Spiritist Manual,” the secret book by revolutionary and former Mexican President Francisco I. Madero.
Register online

The podcast of this event is now available. Listen in anytime on podomatic or on iTunes (free).

C.M. Mayo at the Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies, UCSD: Metaphysical Odyssey into the Mexican Revolution: Francisco I. Madero and His Secret Book, Spiritist Manual
Recorded on January 29, 2015 in La Jolla, CA, at the University of California San Diego Center for US-Mexican Studies: C.M. Mayo discusses her new book, Metaphysical Odyssey into the Mexican Revolution: Francisco I. Madero and His Secret Book, Spiritist Manual. (Approx 1 hr 11 minutes)

 January 13, 2015, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
(in English)
PEN San Miguel.
The Miguel Malo Audtorium at Bellas Artes
6 pm.
Admission is 100 pesos, which includes a complimetary glass of wine with dinner at Vivali's across the street.

Madero's Secret: C.M. Mayo talks about her latest book of nonfiction, plus a translation, Metaphysical Odyssey into the Mexican Revolution: Francisco I. Madero and His Secret Book, Spiritist Manual. The podcast of this event is now available. Listen in anytime on podomatic or on iTunes (free).

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