The department of Chicano and Latin American Studies will be having a reading and discussion with Tim Z. Hernandez, Thursday, Oct. 3, from 12-1 p.m. in the Henry Madden Library room 3212. Hernandez is a poet, novelist, and performance artist whose awards include the 2006 American Book Award, the 2010 Premio Aztlan Prize in Fiction and the James Duval Phelan Award from the San Francisco Foundation. He was named one of sixteen New American Poets in 2011 by the Poetry Society of America. For more information on Hernandez visit Tim Z. Books will be available for sale on day of reading. INFO: Elise Rodriguez at