Jennine Capó Crucet Reading

7:00 PM, Thursday, October 1, 2020
Virtual Event
Visiting writer

The MFA Writing Program at UNC Greensboro and The Greensboro Review will host a fiction and nonfiction reading by Jennine Capó Crucet. This special virtual event will be livestreamed on Thursday, October 1st at 7PM. It is free and open to the public; event link coming soon on our Facebook page. Books will be available for online order through our friends at Scuppernong Books.

Jennine Capó Crucet is the author of three books: My Time Among the Whites (Picador, 2019), a collection of essays; the novel Make Your Home Among Strangers, which was a New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice book, the winner of the 2016 International Latino Book Award, and was cited as a best book of the year by NBC Latino, the Guardian, and the Miami Herald; and the story collection How to Leave Hialeahwhich won the Iowa Short Fiction Prize, the John Gardner Book Award, and the Devil’s Kitchen Reading Award. Her writing has appeared on PBS NewsHour, in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Review, and elsewhere. She's a previous recipient of an O. Henry Prize, the Picador Fellowship, and the Hillsdale Award for the Short Story, awarded by the Fellowship of Southern Writers.