THE US EMBASSY LITERATURE SERIES:
Jennine Capó Crucet reads from her novel-in-progress Magic City Relic.
Jennine Capó Crucet will be the Picador Guest Professor for Literature at Leipzig University in the fall of 2013, a program initiated by the University of Leipzig in cooperation with the German Academic Exchange Service and the Veranstaltungsforum der Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck in 2007.
Jennine is the author of How to Leave Hialeah, which won the Iowa Short Fiction Prize, the John Gardner Book Award, the Devil’s Kitchen Reading Award, and was named a Best Book of the Year by the Miami Herald, the Miami New Times, and the Latinidad List. The title story from the collection won a PEN/O. Henry Prize and appears in the 2011 PEN/O. Henry Prize Anthology. Originally from Miami, she is currently an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at Florida State University.
Jennine is the recipient of the John Winthrop Prize & Residency for Emerging Writers, the Emily Clark Balch Fiction Prize, and her work has been a finalist for both the Chicano/Latino Literary Prize and the Missouri Review Editor’s Prize. Her stories have appeared in numerous magazines. Her book reviews appear in the L Magazine, a New York City bi-weekly.
Pic: Andre Vippolos
- Sat, November 2 | 8pmMain Stage
Moderator: Daniel Schreiber (Die Zeit/Cicero)
Joanna Martin will provide interpretation into German Sign Language.
English Theatre Berlin in cooperation with the US Embassy and Veranstaltungsforum Holtzbrinck Publishing Group