Creative Writing Reading Series with Cristina García

Cristina Garcia
Date & Time: Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Location: Lafayette Library 3491 Mt. Diablo Boulevard Lafayette, CA 94549
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Cristina García is the author of six novels, including: Dreaming in CubanThe Agüero SistersMonkey HuntingA Handbook to Luck, and The Lady Matador’s Hotel. García has edited two anthologies,Cubanísimo: The Vintage Book of Contemporary Cuban Literature and Bordering Fires: The Vintage Book of Contemporary Mexican and Chicano/a Literature. Two works for young readers, The Dog Who Loved the Moon, and I Wanna Be Your Shoebox were published in 2008 and a young adult novel, Dreams of Significant Girls, in 2011. García’s work has been nominated for a National Book Award and translated into fourteen languages. She is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Whiting Writers’ Award, a Hodder Fellowship at Princeton University, and an NEA grant, among others.