Replay the video from the webcast of a conversation with Puerto Rican writer Esmeralda Santiago who delighted an audience at Central Library on Nov. 2 discussing her life and literary career.
Thanks to support from the San Antonio Public Library, anyone can watch the event live or replay it later. The event is made possible by the San Antonio Public Library and Puerto Rican Heritage Society in celebration of their 35th Anniversary. A book-signing will follow.
Esmeralda Santiago, defined the literature of the Puerto Rican diaspora through her internationally acclaimed When I Was Puerto Rican (1993; subsequently adapted into a Peabody Award-winning film for PBS Masterpiece Theatre), Almost a Woman (1999), and The Turkish Lover (2004); and the novels América’s Dream (1997) and Conquistadora (2011).
This program was made possible in part with a grant from Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.