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Black Dove: An Evening with Ana Castillo

September 28, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm


This event, along with Ana Castillo’s memoir writing workshop, is in collaboration with Trinity University’s Latinx Heritage Month Series.

Join us for a reading, reception and book signing with distinguished author Ana Castillo. Ana Castillo is the author of the 2016 memoir Black Dove: Mamá, Mi’jo, and Me, and the novels So Far From God and Sapogonia, both New York Times Notable Books of the Year. Other publications are The Guardians, Peel My Love like an Onion, and many other books of fiction, poetry, and essays. Her newest novel, Give It to Me, won a 2014 LAMBDA Literary Award; her seminal collection, Massacre of the Dreamers: Essays on Xicanisma was re‑released as a 20th anniversary edition in November 2014; and the award‑winning Watercolor Women, Opaque Men was re‑released in a new edition in the fall of 2016 by Northwestern University Press. Castillo currently holds a faculty post at the Bread Loaf program with Middlebury College (VT). Previous teaching posts have included the first Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz Endowed Chair at DePaul University, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Distinguished Visiting Scholar post at MIT, the Poet‑in‑Residence at Westminster College (UT), and the Lund‑Gil Endowed Chair at Dominican University (IL). Other awards include a Carl Sandburg Award, a Mountains and Plains Booksellers Award, fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, a Sor Juana Achievement Award by the Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum in Chicago, and the Lifetime Achievement Award in Literature by Latina 50 Plus.

“Black Dove: An Evening with Ana Castillo” takes place at Trinity University’s Ruth Taylor Recital Hall. Reception is at 6pm; reading, Q&A, and book signing begin at 6:30pm. This is a Trinity University Latinx Heritage Month event co-sponsored by Dr. Norma Elia Cantú; Gemini Ink; and MAS: Mexico, the Americas, and Spain Program; Women’s and Gender Studies; and the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at Trinity University.

Let us know you’re coming at our Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/739659899698904/

Take a memoir workshop with Ana Castillo https://geminiink.org/event/ana-castillo-workshop/





September 28, 2018
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Ruth Taylor Recital Hall
One Trinity Place
San Antonio, 78212
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