Mid-Sentence | Kali Fajardo-Anstine with Ivelisse Rodriguez

Mon. Apr 22, 2019 at 6:30pm EDT
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Short stories of feminine power that blaze like Rocky Mountain sunsets. 

Latinas of Indigenous descent living in the heart of the American West are the central characters in Kali Fajardo-Anstine’s debut story collection, Sabrina and Corina. The themes at play include meditations on friendship, the relationships between mothers and daughters, and the deep roots that grow at home. 

Kali Fajardo-Anstine's fiction has appeared in The American ScholarBoston ReviewBellevue Literary ReviewThe Idaho ReviewSouthwestern American Literature, and she has received fellowships from MacDowell Colony, the Corporation of Yaddo, Hedgebrook, and Hub City Press. Ivelisse Rodriguez, author of the PEN/Faulkner award finalist Love War Stories, joins her for a conversation on how the book came to be.

Mid-Sentence presents a series of conversations with groundbreaking literary voices. Indie authors and cult favorites explore the intersections between literature and lived experience.

ASL interpretation and real-time (CART) captioning available upon request. Please submit your request at least two weeks in advance by emailing accessibility@nypl.org.

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Mid-Manhattan Library Program Room 476 Fifth Avenue (42nd Street Entrance)
New York, NY 10018