Events Calendar

31 Jan
Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series: Cristina García, Novelist
Event Type

Readings

Topic

Humanities

Target Audience

Undergraduate Students, Alumni, Faculty, Graduate Students

Tags

reading, writing, novels, fiction, Q&A

Website

https://www.pghwriterseries.pitt.edu/...

University Unit
Department of English
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Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series: Cristina García, Novelist

Cristina García is the author of seven novels, including Dreaming in CubanThe Agüero SistersKing of Cuba, and the recently published Here in Berlin. She 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. García also has published two books for young readers, The Dog Who Loved the Moon and I Wanna Be Your Shoebox; a young adult novel, Dreams of Significant Girls; and a collection of poetry, The Lesser Tragedy of Death. García’s work has been nominated for a National Book Award and translated into 14 languages. She has received a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Whiting Award, a Hodder Fellowship at Princeton University, and a National Endowment for the Arts grant.

Thursday, January 31 at 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Frick Fine Arts Building
650 Schenley Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15260

Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series: Cristina García, Novelist

Cristina García is the author of seven novels, including Dreaming in CubanThe Agüero SistersKing of Cuba, and the recently published Here in Berlin. She 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. García also has published two books for young readers, The Dog Who Loved the Moon and I Wanna Be Your Shoebox; a young adult novel, Dreams of Significant Girls; and a collection of poetry, The Lesser Tragedy of Death. García’s work has been nominated for a National Book Award and translated into 14 languages. She has received a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Whiting Award, a Hodder Fellowship at Princeton University, and a National Endowment for the Arts grant.

Thursday, January 31 at 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Frick Fine Arts Building
650 Schenley Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15260

Event Type

Readings

Topic

Humanities

University Unit
Department of English