Virtual author talk with Patricia Engel: "Infinite Country" Online
NEA Big Read - Mercy College and the Mercy College Global Honors Program Present Patricia Engel author of Infinite Country."
Author Patricia Engel will discuss why she chose to tell this story and how her identity informs her writing. There will also be an opportunity for Q&A with the audience. Moderated by Mercy College Professor of English, Celia Reissig-Vasile.
For more information please contact Irina Ellison at email@example.com. For more information on this Speaker please visit www.pandelectures.com.
NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.
Coming soon, NEA Big Read / Mercy College events taking place at the Greenburgh Public Library.
- Wednesday, September 28, 2022
- 4:00pm - 5:00pm
- Time Zone:
- Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
- This is an online event.
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About the Author
Patricia Engel is the author of Infinite Country, a New York Times bestseller and Reese’s Book Club selection; The Veins of the Ocean, winner of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize; It’s Not Love, It’s Just Paris, winner of the International Latino Book Award; and Vida, a finalist for the Pen/Hemingway and Young Lions Fiction Awards, New York Times Notable Book, and winner of Colombia’s national book award, the Premio Biblioteca de Narrativa Colombiana. She is a recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. Her stories appear in The Best American Short Stories, The Best American Mystery Stories, The O. Henry Prize Stories, and elsewhere. Born to Colombian parents, and herself a dual citizen, Patricia is an associate professor of creative writing at the University of Miami.
For more information about Infinite Country, inclduing a readers guide, exceprt, review and more go to the Patrcia Engel Simon & Schuster webpage.
Photograph by Elliot & Erick Jimenez