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Reading by Angie Cruz

Thursday, October 28, 2021 at 5:00pm

Klarman Hall, Rhodes-Rawlings Auditorium (G70 Klarman Hall)
232 East Ave, Ithaca, NY 14853

The Fall 2021 Barbara & David Zalaznick Reading Series concludes with a reading by novelist Angie Cruz.

Angie Cruz is the author of the novel Dominicana, shortlisted for the 2020 Women's Prize for Fiction, and the novels Soledad and Let It Rain Coffee, a finalist in 2007 for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. She has published short fiction and essays in numerous magazines and journals, including VQR, Gulf Coast, Callaloo, the New York Times and Small Axe. Cruz has taught creative writing for over 15 years in academic and nontraditional settings. She is Editor-in-Chief of Aster(ix) Journal, a dedicated space for literature, art and criticism by and about women. Cruz holds a BA in English and MFA in Creative Writing from New York University. Born and raised in the Washington Heights section of New York City, she has returned to the neighborhood after living in Texas and Pittsburgh.

Books by Angie Cruz will be available for purchase at the reading courtesy of Ithaca's local cooperative, Buffalo Street Books.

Book signing to follow.

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This event is presented by the Department of Literatures in English / Creative Writing Program at Cornell University

Don't miss this upcoming Creative Writing Program event:
Freund Prize in Creative Writing Alumni Reading featuring Julie Phillips Brown, Lena Nguyen, Michael Prior, & Renia White on November 11, 2021

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