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Reuner Library Writers Series: 2019 - Quinonez

Herbert H. and Sofia P. Reuner Library Writers Series

The SUNY Ulster Herbert H. & Sofia P. Reuner Library Writers Series is a special program begun in 1998, sponsored by The Ulster Community College Foundation, that brings renowned writers to campus every fall. This is a truly unique opportunity for SUNY Ulster students and community members to hear award winning authors read from their work.

Ernesto Quiñonez

Thursday, November 7, 2019
10:15 - 11:30

Quimby Theater

Tom Impola, SUNY Ulster Professor of English, will moderate the discussion.

The New York Times claimed his debut novel, Bodega Dreams (Random House), a “New Immigrant Classic,” which has since gone on to become a landmark in contemporary literature and is required reading in many high schools and colleges around the country. His second novel, Chango’s Fire (HarperCollins) was also well received, the Washington Post declared, “it succeeds in its rich characterizations of the people of the Barrio. Quiñonez ably illuminates the sordid politics of gentrification and the unexpected places new immigrants turn to for social and spiritual support.” His essays have appeared in The New York Times, Esquire, Newsweek, El Pais, Latina Magazine and elsewhere.​

Writings by Quinonez

Appearing in the New York TImes:

More about Quinonez

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