Carolina De Robertis

Internationally bestselling author and activist.  Her novels of family in historical South America blend with her decades’ work with women’s rights organizations.

  • Her novel: The Gods of Tango received the Barbara Gittings Literature Award, from the American Library Association; and the Stonewall Book Award.
  • Recipient of a Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts
  • Passionate activist, international author
  • Most recent book – Radical Hope: Letters of Love and Dissent in Dangerous Times, features writings from many great contemporary thinkers and activists.
  • Issues ranging from GLBTQ, immigration, violence against women, and Latino rights

The Gods of Tango   Carolina De Robertis Perla Carolina De Robertis Invisible Mountain

A wonderful event!! Carolina is a great speaker!! Her talk was motivational, interesting, informational, thoughtful!! It was truly a pleasure for us to meet her!!

- Tidewater Community College

Haunting…a sensitive exploration of love, loyalty, and hope in the wake of atrocity.

- The New Yorker

Carolina De Robertis is a new voice for Latin America, following in the footsteps of Isabel Allende, and dare I say it, Gabriel García Márquez.

- The Washington Independent Review of Books