Visiting Creative Nonfiction Writer
Monday, March 1, 11-11:50 AM
Zoom Link: https://monroecommu nity.zoom.us/j/86446709922
Reading Link: Jaquira Díaz - reading from Ordinary Girls (suny.edu)
Jaquira Díaz was born in Puerto Rico and raised in Miami. She is the author of Ordinary Girls: A Memoir, winner of a Whiting Award, a Florida Book Awards Gold Medal, and a Lambda Literary Awards finalist. Ordinary Girls was a Summer/Fall 2019 Indies Introduce Selection, a Fall 2019 Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Notable Selection, a November 2019 Indie Next Pick, and a Library Reads October pick. Díaz's work has been published in The Guardian, Time Magazine, Conde Nast Traveler, T: The New York Times Style Magazine, and The Best American Essays 2016, among other publications. Her second book, I Am Deliberate: A Novel, is forthcoming from Algonquin Books. She splits her time between Montréal and Miami Beach, with her partner, the writer Lars Horn.