Alma García in Virtual “Poets & Writers” Event

When: December 7, 2023

Time: 7 p.m. EST

Where: Zoom

Alma García, author of All that Rises, was chosen as a Poets & Writers 5 over 50 writer. She will be speaking at the virtual reading and celebration hosted by Poets & Writers editor-in-chief Kevin Larimer.

The event is free, to RSVP and receive the Zoom link click here.

About the book:

In the border city of El Paso, Texas, two guardedly neighboring families have plunged headlong into a harrowing week. Rose Marie DuPre, wife and mother, has abandoned her family. On the doorstep of the Gonzales home, long-lost rebel Inez appears. As Rose Marie’s husband, Huck (manager of a maquiladora), and Inez’s brother, Jerry (a college professor), struggle separately with the new shape of their worlds, Lourdes, the Mexican maid who works in both homes, finds herself entangled in the lives of her employers, even as she grapples with a teenage daughter who only has eyes for el otro lado—life, American style.

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