LitFest in the Dena Saturday and Sunday 12:30-6pm May 4-5 2004

Daniel Olivas

Another Southland: BIPOC Writers and their LA Stories, Saturday, May 4 at 12:30pm-1:30pm

Daniel A. Olivas is a fiction writer, poet, playwright, editor, book critic, and the author of a dozen books including Chicano Frankenstein (Forest Avenue Press) and How to Date a Flying Mexican: New and Collected Stories (University of Nevada Press). His plays have been produced in readings and for the stage in Los Angeles, Sacramento, and New York. Olivas has written for many publications including the New York Times, The Guardian, Los Angeles Times, Alta Journal, Los Angeles Review of Books, Latino Book Review, and Zócalo. Olivas earned his degree in English literature from Stanford University, and law degree from UCLA. Since 1990, he has served as an attorney in the California Department of Justice’s Public Rights Division. He makes his home in Pasadena.