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Jaquira Diaz Reading & Booksigning

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Warshof Conference Center, Flynn Campus Center (Monroe B)
07:00 pm - 08:30 pm

Please join us for the final installment of the Creative Arts Visiting Writer Series, nonfiction writer Jaquira Díaz. Diaz will read from her work on Thursday, February 27, at 7 PM, in the Warshof Conference Center, Flynn Campus Center (Monroe B), followed by a conversation and booksigning. This event is free and open to the public. On Friday, she will lead a nonfiction workshop at 12 noon in 8-200.

Jaquira Díaz is the author of Ordinary Girls, a memoir, and I Am Deliberate, a novel, both forthcoming from Algonquin Books. She’s the recipient of two Pushcart Prizes, an Elizabeth George Foundation Grant, and fellowships from the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing, Kenyon Review, and The MacDowell Colony. Her work appears in The Best American Essays, Rolling Stone, The Guardian, The FADER, Longreads, T: The New York Times Style Magazine, and others. She teaches at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s MFA Program in Creative Writing and is a Consulting Editor at the Kenyon Review.

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