Diniz Borges, founding director of the Portuguese Beyond Border Institute, will give a public lecture entitled “Alfred Lewis: A Valley Writer from the Azores” at 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 17 on Zoom.
Lewis was born in the Azores island of Flores and lived all his adult life in California’s Central Valley, becoming a municipal judge in Los Baños. During his life, he wrote nine books, 43 short stories, six plays and about 200 poems. Borges’ talk is based on his book “Alfred Lewis: Escritor de Emoções” written in Portuguese and published by the Azores Regional Directorate for Communities.
The talk will be in English.