658. Giannina Braschi: United States of Banana
Monday, 5 January, 7:00–8:15 p.m., 206, Hynes
Presiding: Tess O'Dwyer, Tess O'Dwyer Arts Management
Tess O'Dwyer's Annotation:
Speaker: Giannina Braschi, New York, NY
The celebrated Hispanic American writer Giannina Braschi debuts dramatic scenes from her new book United States of Banana. She is the author of the postmodern poetry classic Empire of Dreams and the Spanglish novel Yo-Yo Boing! These three titles form a mixed-genre trilogy on the subject of the American immigrant. Attendees receive the trilogy compliments of the publisher AmazonCrossing.
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