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Off the Page: A Virtual Reading and Conversation with Julia Alvarez

Date: April 20th

Time: 7pm

Free to RSVPhere

Julia Alvarez and Vanessa Perez-Rosario in Conversation, a Queens College series produced by Kupferberg Center for the Arts, the Department of English, the Provost’s Office, and the Dean of the School of Arts and Humanities. Curated by QC professor and author Vanessa Pérez-Rosario.

Alvarez has written novels (How the García Girls Lost Their AccentsIn the Time of the Butterflies¡Yo!In the Name of SaloméSaving the World, Afterlife), collections of poems (HomecomingThe Other Side/ El Otro LadoThe Woman I Kept to Myself), nonfiction (Something to DeclareOnce Upon A Quinceañera, and A Wedding in Haiti), and numerous books for young readers (including the Tía Lola Stories series, Before We Were Free, finding miraclesReturn to Sender and Where Do They Go?).


Alvarez’s awards include the Pura Belpré and Américas Awards for her books for young readers, the Hispanic Heritage Award, and the F. Scott Fitzgerald Award. In 2013, she received the National Medal of Arts from President Obama.




Event date: 
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Event address: 
81-63 Lefferts Blvd.
Kew Gardens, NY 11415-1728
Afterlife By Julia Alvarez Cover Image
ISBN: 9781643751368
Availability: On Our Shelves Recently
Published: Algonquin Books - April 6th, 2021