MEDIA CONTACT: Mary Castillo
WHAT: Boca de Oro (Mouth of Gold) Festival of Literary Arts & Culture returns for its fourth year with free writing and arts and crafts workshops, panel discussions, author talks and performances throughout Downtown Santa Ana. Each year, nearly 7,000 attendees come to Boca de Oro to cultivate and celebrate artistic literacies. This year, guests will have access to a dedicated Boca de Oro app and a complimentary trolley to travel to the various festival sites.
Highlights of the 4th Annual Boca de Oro Festival include:
WHO: Zara Raheem, author of The Marriage Clock - named a "must-read book of the summer” by Cosmopolitan, POPSUGAR, Bustle and Book Riot – will be this year’s keynote speaker. Festival attendees will also have the chance to meet and hear from Cuban Poet Susannah Rodriguez Drissi, local Author Marytza Rubio, founder of the Makara Center for the Arts and Hugo award-winner Foz Meadows.
WHEN: Saturday, March 7, 2020 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
WHERE: Locations throughout Downtown Santa Ana
Facebook at www.facebook.com/bocadeorofest
ABOUT BOCA DE ORO FESTIVAL OF LITERARY ARTS & CULTURE
Boca De Oro Festival of Literary Arts & Culture, “mouth of gold” curates diverse and evocative writers, poets, storytellers and artists who present their work through literary readings, workshops, panel discussions, poetry slams, spoken word styles and visual art experiences. A Fringe of the March Downtown Santa Ana Art Walk, Boca de Oro is a gift from Community Engagement with Santa Ana’s small businesses through the Santa Ana Business Council in partnership with Santa Ana Unified School District and the City of Santa Ana.
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