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Writer at Rutgers Reading Series Presents Angie Cruz
Wednesday, November 29, 2023, 07:30pm

Please join Angie Cruz as she presents her Novels: "Dominicana" and "How to Not Drown in a Glass of Water

Cruz is the author of four novels: SoledadLet It Rain CoffeeDominicana, and, most recently, How Not to Drown in a Glass of Water.  Her books, described as "enthralling," "evocative," and "magnetic," draw upon her mother's experience as an immigrant from the Dominican Republic and her own life as a "New York-born Dominicana."  The characters in her novels come to us in full three-dimensionality, speaking -- as they live -- in both Spanish and English as circumstances demand.  Angie Cruz's work garners praise from all corners: Oprah Magazine and The New Yorker have given her rave reviews; Good Morning America chose Dominicana as the inaugural pick for the GMA book club; and the NY Times and the Washington Post both named How Not to Drown in a Glass of Water on their 2022 Notable Books lists.

Angie will do two events.  The first is an afternoon Q&A session, open to all Rutgers students and faculty, from 4:00-5:00 p.m. in Murray Hall 302, where she will talk with us about her novels, writing process, and the worlds her work engages.  Then, at 7:30 p.m. in the Rutgers Student Center on College Ave., she will give a public reading of her work.

 The PDF samples from the opening pages of her two most recent novels are Here

More information on the event is below:

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Location College Avenue Student Center - Multipurpose Room
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