S200. A House of Our Own: A Tribute to Sandra Cisneros
Saturday, March 7, 2020
12:10 pm to 1:25 pm
Stephanie Elizondo Griest is the author of Around the Bloc, Mexican Enough, and All the Agents & Saints. Associate professor of creative nonfiction at UNC-Chapel Hill, she lectures globally, including as a Moth storyteller, and won a Margolis Award for Social Justice Reporting at the US border.
Angie Cruz is a New York born Dominicana and the author of the novels Soledad and Let It Rain Coffee. She teaches at University of Pittsburgh, and is the editor of asterixjournal.com. Her novel Dominicana is forthcoming. angiecruz.com
Daisy Hernández is the author of A Cup of Water Under My Bed: A Memoir and coeditor of Colonize This! Her work has been published in National Geographic, Dogwood, The Rumpus, and many literary journals. She’s an assistant professor at Miami University in Ohio.
Mexican writer Reyna Grande is the author of the novels Across a Hundred Mountains and Dancing with Butterflies, which received several awards including an American Book Award. Her memoir, The Distance between Us, is about her life before and after illegally immigrating from Mexico to the US at nine.
Alex Espinoza is the author of Still Water Saints,The Five Acts of Diego León, and Cruising: An Intimate History of a Radical Pastime. He's written for the NY Times, LA Times, VQR, and NPR. He is the recipient of an NEA fellowship and an American Book Award.