He’s known as a California-based author, an artist, an educator and will be the keynote speaker at the 39th annual Young Writers’ Conference, according to a university news release.
The Fresno State department of English will feature Maceo Montoya at 8 a.m., Wednesday, April 10.
Montoya is currently an associate professor in the Chicana/o studies department at UC Davis and teaches Chicano culture and literature. He has published books in various genres, including his most recent book “Chicano Movement for Beginners,” which highlights the civil rights struggle known as “El Movimiento.”
He has also created paintings, drawings and prints that are featured in international exhibitions and publications.
The Young Writers’ Conference gives young writers the opportunity to meet and interact with other student writers while experiencing a university-level writing workshop.