TITLE: Cristina Garcia: 2013 National Book Festival
SPEAKER: Cristina Garcia
EVENT DATE: 2013/09/21
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 39 minutes
TRANSCRIPT: View Transcript (link will open in a new window)
Cristina Garcia appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
Speaker Biography: Cristina Garcia is an internationally read author whose work has been translated into 14 languages. She writes for both adults and young people. Garcia has been nominated for a National Book Award, and she is a fellow of the National Endowment for the Arts and the Guggenheim Foundation. Garcia is the University Chair in Creative Writing at Texas State University at San Marcos. Her novels include "Dreaming in Cuban," "The Lady Matador's Hotel" and "Dreams of Significant Girls." She has just published "King of Cuba,", a darkly comic novel featuring a fictionalized Fidel Castro, an octogenarian Miami exile and a rabble of Cuban voices.
SERIES: National Book Festival 2013