march, 2015

2015tue31mar7:30 pmFeaturedJulia Alvarez7:30 pm

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The Friends of the Central Library welcomes Julia Alvarez to the 20th Anniversary Season of the Rosamond Gifford Lectures Series.

alvarez_julia-163x234Julia Alvarez has been practicing the craft of writing for over forty years.  She has brought a variety of work to readers of all ages, including novels, like How the García Girls Lost Their Accents and In the Time of Butterflies; picturebooks; the Tía Lola stories for middle readers; novels for young adults; collections of poetry, including Homecoming, The Other SideThe Woman I Kept to Myself; and nonfiction, most recently A Wedding in Haiti in 2012. With her husband, Bill Eichner, she founded Alta Gracia, a sustainable farm and literacy center in her native Dominican Republic.  Currently, she is a writer in residence at Middlebury College in Vermont.


(Tuesday) 7:30 pm