Visiting Writer-in-Residence Angie Cruz Reading at Prairie Lights

Oct 6, 2022

05:30 PM - 06:30 PM

Prairie Lights Books, 2nd Floor

15 South Dubuque Street, Iowa City, IA 52240

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Angie Cruz 2022-2023 Magid Center Visiting Writer-in-Residence Event Flyer
You are invited to join the Magid Center for Writing and the Iowa City Book Festival for a reading and conversation with writer and editor Angie Cruz. The reading will begin at 5:30 p.m. and will include a conversation moderated by historian and Director of International Studies Ari Ariel. Participation is free and all are welcome!

Angie Cruz is the author of four acclaimed novels, including Dominicana—winner of the ALA/YALSA Alex Award in Fiction, a finalist for the Women’s Prize in Fiction, and a Good Morning America Book Club pick. Her new novel, How Not to Drown in a Glass of Water, was released this month and has been named a “most anticipated book” by The New York Times, The Washington Post, Good Morning America, The Today Show, Real Simple, Goodreads, BookRiot, Bustle, The Millions, PopSugar, AV Club, LitHub, and more. Cruz is also the founder and editor-in-chief of the award-winning literary journal Aster(ix) and an associate professor of English at the University of Pittsburgh.

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