Belo Center

Luis Alberto Urrea

Luis Alberto Urrea is one of the most distinguished writers in America. Just don’t tell him that. Urrea is refreshingly self-effacing when forced to talk about his status as an award-winning and best-selling author. He is perhaps best known for “The Devil’s Highway,” which won the Lannan Literary Award in 2004. He was a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 2005. Tonight, Urrea will be speaking on the experience of immigration and the meanings of the border through the lens of his own life story. He’ll...