Author Reading with Eduardo Santiago
April 16, 2014
Eduardo Santiago, the award-winning author of two novels: Tomorrow They Will Kiss
and Midnight Rumba
, will give a presentation at Mt. San Jacinto College, Menifee Valley Campus, 28237 La Piedra Rd., Menifee, on Wednesday, April 23rd from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm in room 927 of the Technology Building. The event is free and open to the public. In addition to reading from his work, he will also address questions from the audience regarding writing.
The reading is offered by the Mt. San Jacinto College Menifee Valley Campus English Department in association with Poets & Writers, Inc.
This is an extraordinary opportunity for students and the public to listen to an award-winning local author read from his work as well as engage in a discussion about the craft of writing.
Eduardo Santiago was born in Cuba and grew up in Los Angeles and Miami. He holds a BFA from California Institute of the Arts and a Creative Writing MFA from Antioch University. He is also a two-time PEN Emerging Voices Fellow (2004 and 2010). His novel, Tomorrow They Will Kiss (Little, Brown and Co.), took Best Historical Novel and Best First Book honors at the 2007 International Latino Book Awards and was a finalist for the Edmund White Award for Debut Fiction. His shorter work of fiction and nonfiction have appeared in the Los Angeles Times, The Advocate, zyzzyva, Out Traveler, One For The Table, The Platte Valley Review and many other prominent publications. Mr. Santiago teaches creative writing for U.C.LA.'s Extension Program and is the founder and curator of the Idyllwild Authors Series.