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Author Talk: Jaquira Díaz
November 17, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmFree
Author talk and book signing with Jaquira Díaz, author of “Ordinary Girls: A Memoir.”
“There is more life packed on each page of Ordinary Girls than some lives hold in a lifetime.” —Julia Alvarez, author of “How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents” and “In the Time of the Butterflies”
In this searing memoir, Jaquira Díaz writes fiercely and eloquently of her challenging girlhood and triumphant coming of age.
Jaquira Díaz was born in Puerto Rico. Her work has been published in Rolling Stone, The Guardian, Longreads, the Fader, and T: The New York Times Style Magazine, and included in “The Best American Essays 2016.” She is the recipient of two Pushcart Prizes, an Elizabeth George Foundation grant, and fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, the Kenyon Review, and the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing. She lives in Miami Beach with her partner, the writer Lars Horn.
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