Pen to Purpose; Cultivating Writing as a Brand of Professionalism with Cristina García
Please join us online or in-person for a conversation with Cristina Garcia, author of eight novels including Dreaming in Cuban, The Agüero Sisters, Monkey Hunting, A Handbook to Luck, The Lady Matador’s Hotel, King of Cuba, Here in Berlin, and the forthcoming Vanishing Maps (Knopf, June 2023).
García's novels incorporate themes relating to Cuban culture, the tumultuous revolution, and the Cuban diaspora in the United States.
García’s work has been nominated for a National Book Award and translated into fifteen languages. She has taught at universities nationwide and is currently playwright-in-residence at Central Works Theater in Berkeley, California.
Topics covered during the discussion will include: the craft of writing, the significance of recurring themes within Cristina’s stories, and the post-revolution reverberations for Cubans of all generations.
Nova Southeastern University
Friedman, Efrat, "Pen to Purpose; Cultivating Writing as a Brand of Professionalism with Cristina García" (2023). Pen to Purpose. 9.