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Aetna Celebration of Creative Nonfiction/Guest Speaker

Thursday, April 16, 2015
7:00pm – 8:00pm

Storrs Campus
Konover Auditorium

The Aetna Celebration of Creative Nonfiction is an event that honors the student winners of the Aetna Creative Nonfiction prizes and a featured speaker gives a lecture about the genre and also gives a reading. This year's featured speaker is Rigoberto Gonzalez. His memoir "Butterfly Boy: Memoirs of a Chicano Mariposa" was awarded the American Book Award and his other honors include the Lambda Literary Award, the Lenora Marshall Poetry Prize, a Guggenheim Fellowship, a National Endowment for the Arts, and the Poetry Center Book Award. He is the author of four books of poetry, two bilingual children's books, three books of nonfiction, a book of short stories and the editor of two anthologies.

Attending this event counts towards Sophomore Honors.

Contact:

honorsevents@uconn.edu

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