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Café con Letras: Esmeralda Santiago
Celebrated Puerto Rican writer Esmeralda Santiago will discuss her life and literary career in a public appearance presented by the San Antonio Public Library and Puerto Rican Heritage Society in celebration of their 30th Anniversary. A book-signing will follow.
Esmeralda Santiago, defined the literature of the Puerto Rican diaspora through her internationally acclaimed When I Was Puerto Rican (1993; subsequently adapted into a Peabody Award-winning film for PBS Masterpiece Theatre), Almost a Woman (1999), and The Turkish Lover (2004); and the novels América’s Dream (1997) and Conquistadora (2011).
This program was made possible in part with a grant from Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.