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VISITING WRITERS READING SERIES: JOY CASTRO

Joy Castro is the award-winning author of the post-Katrina New Orleans literary thrillers 'Hell or High Water,' which received the Nebraska Book Award, and 'Nearer Home,' and the story collection 'How Winter Began,' as well as the memoir 'The Truth Book' and the essay collection 'Island of Bones,' which received the International Latino Book Award. She is also editor of the anthology 'Family Trouble' and served as the guest judge of CRAFT‘s first Creative Nonfiction Award. Her work has appeared in the 'New York Times Magazine,' 'Senses of Cinema,' 'Salon,' 'Ploughshares,' 'Gulf Coast,' 'Brevity,' 'Afro-Hispanic Review,' and elsewhere. A former Writer-in-Residence at Vanderbilt University, she is currently the Willa Cather Professor of English and Ethnic Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Her new novel 'Flight Risk' will be released on November 1, 2021

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Thursday, December 2 at 5:00 pm

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