Library Associates to Present Author Joy Castro

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Event Details


Date: October 4, 2016

Times: 7:30 p.m.

Location: Kresge Recital Hall in the Humanities Building on the campus of Augustana.

Ticket Info: Tickets will be available at the door. General admission is $5; children and Augustana students are free.

The Augustana Library Associates presents author Joy Castro at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 4, in Kresge Recital Hall in the Humanities Center.

Tickets will be available at the door. General admission is $5; children and Augustana students are free. For information, call the Mikkelsen Library at 605.274.4921.

Joy CastroJoy Castro is the author of the short fiction collection How Winter Began, the post-Katrina New Orleans literary thrillers Hell or High Water and Nearer Home, and the memoirs The Truth Book and Island of Bones. A PEN Center USA Literary Award finalist and winner of the Nebraska Book Award, she edited Family Trouble: Memoirists on the Hazards and Rewards of Revealing Family. She teaches creative writing, literature, and Latino studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

 

About the Augustana Library Associates

As a support group for the Mikkelsen Library, the Augustana Library Associates strengthen the financial base of the library to promote the expansion of library holdings and services and to enhance opportunities for academic excellence. Additionally, the Library Associates provide a program of cultural events and continuing education for the benefit of members, the University and the community.