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Florida International University – Biscayne Bay Campus

address  3000 N.E. 151st St.
 North Miami, FL  33181
phone (305) 919-5500

2019 Lawrence Sanders Award in Fiction to Julia Alvarez

2019 Lawrence Sanders Award in Fiction to Julia Alvarez

Signing/Readings, Talks/Lectures
Alvarez has written novels (How the García Girls Lost Their Accents, In the Time of the Butterflies, ¡Yo!, In the Name of Salomé, Saving the World), collections of poems (Homecoming, The Other Side/ El Otro Lado, The Woman I Kept to Myself), nonfiction (Something to Declare, Once Upon A Quinceañera, and A Wedding in Haiti), and numerous books for young readers (including the Tía Lola Stories series, Before We Were Free, finding miracles, Return to Sender and Where Do They Go?). Alvarez’s awards include the Pura Belpré and Américas Awards for her books for young readers, the Hispanic Heritage Award, and the F. Scott Fitzgerald Award. In 2013, she received the National Medal of Arts from President Obama.
FIU-Creative Writing Program;Writers on the Bay Reading series;South Florida Literary Happenings
Event Info: (305) 919-5857
Ages: 10 and over
Price: Free
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 • Fri 2/22/19 at 7pm-9pm