2017-18 Festival Press


Interview with Erika L. Sánchez



TIMEOUT Mexico City

Article and recommendation

Cartelera CDMX: Cultura en tu ciudad

Event Recommendation

Literal Magazine

Chicago-based writer and (Lit & Luz advisor and participant) Gerardo Cárdenas recaps the festival in this online, bilingual magazine

Chicago Tribune

Lit & Luz Festival to celebrate Chicago-Mexico City exchange by Kathleen Rooney


DIALOGUE DIARY, Already Intertwined: Talking to Daniel Borzutzky and Brenda Lozano about Lit & Luz by Andy Fitch


#DomingosEnVocalo: LIT & LUZ FESTIVAL 2017, interview with Eduardo Rabasa and Cristina Rivera Garza by Jesus Echeverria

Chicago Magazine

Chicago and Mexico City Create Art Together at Lit & Luz Festival, The festival, which pairs artists from both sister cities, kicks off tonight with a free reception that benefits Mexico City’s earthquake relief efforts. By Adam Morgan

Previous PRESS

10/25/16 Local Chicago media arts nonprofit CAN TV recording of "The Influence of Text in Visual Art," an event with Jorge Mendez Blake, Dianna Frid, Gabriela Jauregui and Mia Lopez.

10/12/16 WTTW Chicago Tonight: 10 Things to Do This Weekend Write-up

10/11/16 Chicago Reader Recommended Event

10/10/16 Vocalo #DomingoEnEspañol: Lit & Luz 206 - La Poesia Iluminada

10/6/16 A radio interview with Lit & Luz 2016 Managing Director, Nuria Sheehan and 2016 participant, Susy Bielak on Vocalo's #MorningAMP

10/4/16 Chicago Artist Resource Write-up

9/16 Gozamos.com: Lit & Luz Festical Brings Authors & Artists from Mexico City for Weeklong Fest in Chicago

2/4/15 Aristegui Noticias: Literatura, musica, y plastica en el Museo del Chopo

11/10/14 Local Chicago media arts nonprofit, CAN TV, captured the Lit & Luz event at Poetry Foundation event featuring readings by Luis Felipe Fabre, Daniel Borzutzky, and Valerie Mejer.

10/28/14 Southside Weekly: Lit & Luz Fest at Co-Pro

10/12/14 Chicago Tribune Hoy: Lit & Luz Festival - Literatura y arte de Chicago y la ciudad de Mexico