2015tue31mar7:30 pmFeaturedJulia Alvarez7:30 pm Event Type :20th Anniversary Season
The Friends of the Central Library welcomes Julia Alvarez to the 20th Anniversary Season of the Rosamond Gifford Lectures Series. Julia Alvarez
The Friends of the Central Library welcomes Julia Alvarez to the 20th Anniversary Season of the Rosamond Gifford Lectures Series.
Julia 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 Side, The 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