Coffee House Reading Series to Feature Authors Cruz and Wolf

The Duquesne University Coffee House Reading Series wraps up its program year with authors Angie Cruz and Rebecca Wolff in the Genesius Theater on Wednesday, April 13, at 7 p.m.

Cruz, fiction writer and professor, is known for her novels, Soledad, which was adapted into a screenplay, and Let It Rain Coffee, which was a finalist in 2007 for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. She also published short fiction and essays in magazines and journals, such as Callaloo, The New York Times and South Central Review, and is currently finishing her third novel, In Search of Caridad.

Wolff, poet and author, is known for works such as Manderley, Figment, The King, The Beginners and her prose. She was selected for the National Poetry Series and the Barnard Women Poets Prize. Wolff also founded the influential literary journal Fence, along with Fence Books while launching The Constant Critic website. Currently, she is a fellow at the New York State Writers Institute at the University at Albany, State University of New York.

The Coffee House Reading Series, sponsored by the Department of English, features the literary works and creative writing of established writers as well as Duquesne students.

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