Saeed Jones, Cassandra King Conroy and Jaquira Diaz all come to the festival with memoirs that are moving to read, but must have been heart-rending to write. Why would they do that to themselves? Someone is bound to ask.
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|Where:||Koffler Room 204 (Seats 304, Wheelchair accessible) |
|When:||Sat, Mar 14, 10:00 am - 11:00 am|
|Signing area:||Sales & Signing Area - Koffler Patio (following presentation)|
|Genre:||Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction|
Jaquira Díaz was born in Puerto Rico. Her work has been published in Rolling Stone, the Guardian, Longreads, the Fader, T: The New York Times Style Magazine and has been included in The Best American Essays 2016....
Saeed Jones is the author of "Prelude to Bruise," winner of the 2015 PEN/Joyce Osterweil Award for Poetry and the 2015 Stonewall Book Award/Barbara Gittings Literature Award. The poetry collection was also a finalist for the 2015 National Book Critics Circle Award, as well as awards from Lambda Literary and the Publishing Triangle in 2015....
Cassandra King is the author of five bestselling novels, "Making Waves," "The Sunday Wife," "The Same Sweet Girls," "Queen of Broken Hearts" and "Moonrise." In addition to two books of nonfiction, she has also published numerous short stories, magazine articles and essays....