Cuban-American Novelist to Read from Work at Free Public Event
April 21, 2006
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DATE: April 21, 2006
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LUBBOCK – Cristina Garcia, a former correspondent and Miami bureau chief for Time
magazine, will read from her novels at 7:30 p.m. Monday, in room 001 of the English
Philosophy Building at Texas Tech University.
Garcia, a Cuban-American novelist, is the author of “Dreaming in Cuban.” This was
her first novel and was a finalist for the 1992 National Book Award. Her other novels
include “The Aguero Sisters” and “Monkey Hunting.”
Garcia, who lives in Los Angeles, has been a Guggenheim Fellow, a Hodder Fellow at
Princeton University and the recipient of a Whiting writers’ Award.
The event, sponsored by the Program in Creative Writing in the Department of English,
is free and open to the public.
CONTACT: Dennis Covington, professor of creative writing, (806) 742-2500, ext. 343,