September’s Writers in Performance Series Features Tony Diaz



Lone Star College-Montgomery’s Writers in Performance series begins its fall series when writer and entrepreneur Tony Diaz shares about “El Librotraficante,” on Thursday, September 27, at 7 p.m., in the Library Building (Building F).

The event is free and open to the public.

Diaz is brings together contemporary Latino arts, culture, and business in ways that have transformed the area and blossomed into the Librotraficante Movement.

He is also the founder of Nuestra Palabra: Latino Writers Having Their Say, which oversees several successful approaches to the Latino experience in the U.S., ranging from unique websites to classic media.

Diaz holds a master of fine arts degree in creative writing.

The goal of the Writers in Performance series is to bring thought-provoking literature and cultural diversity to the campus of LSC-Montgomery and the surrounding community. The series’ events are made possible by the partnership between the Montgomery County Literary Arts Council, LSC-Montgomery Library, the Conroe Commission on the Arts and Culture, Good Books in the Woods, LSC-Montgomery’s Academy for Lifelong Learning, and SWIRL, LSC-Montgomery’s magazine of student art and writing.

For more information, contact Natasha Hunt, associate professor of English at LSC-Montgomery, at 936.271.6339; or visit LiteraryArtsCouncil.org.

LSC-Montgomery is located at 3200 College Park Drive, one-half mile west of Interstate 45, between Conroe and The Woodlands. For more information about the college, call 936.273.7000, or visit LoneStar.edu/montgomery.

With 75,000 students in credit classes, and a total enrollment of more than 90,000, Lone Star College System is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area, and the fastest-growing community college system in Texas. Dr. Richard Carpenter is the chancellor of LSCS, which consists of six colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, LSC-Tomball, and LSC-University Park, five centers, LSC-University Center at Montgomery, LSC-University Center at University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.