Best-selling novelist, Cristina García will deliver the keynote address at the 12th Taos Summer Writer’s Conference.
Taos, New Mexico (Vocus) June 30, 2010
Best-selling novelist, Cristina García will deliver the keynote address at the 12th Taos Summer Writer’s Conference on Sunday, July 11th at 8 p.m. at the Sagebrush Inn Conference Center, 1508 Paseo Del Pueblo Sur.
This exciting event is free and open to the public.
“García is the author of five novels: Dreaming in Cuban, The Agüero Sisters, Monkey Hunting, A Handbook to Luck, and the forthcoming The Lady Matador's Hotel, which will be published in September 2010
by Scribner. 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. A collection of poetry, The Lesser Tragedy of Death, was recently published by Akashic Press. García's work has been nominated for a National Book Award and translated into a dozen languages. García is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Whiting Writers' Award, a Hodder Fellowship at Princeton University, and an NEA grant, among others. More info on the author can be found on her website: http://www.cristinagarcianovelist.com