UHV/ABR READING SERIES
DATE: Thursday 10/6/2016
TIME: Noon to 1:00 p.m.
PLACE: University of Houston-Victoria, Alcorn Auditorium (UW 204)
SPEAKER: Tiphanie Yanique
Yanique is the author of the short story collection How to Escape from a Leper Colony, the novel Land of Love and Drowning and the poetry collection Wife. Her writing has won the BOCAS Prize for Caribbean Fiction and Caribbean Poetry, a Boston Review Prize in Fiction, a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers Award, a Pushcart Prize, a Fulbright Scholarship, an Academy of American Poet’s Prize and the Rosenthal Family Prize from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Wife is a finalist for the Forward Prize for a first collection. Yanique is from the Virgin Islands and lives in New Rochelle, N.Y.
How to Escape from a Leper Colony
Land of Love and Drowning