Hispanic author set to talk to students, staff

Mark your calendar for two amazing events that will take place here on campus brought to you by the Cultural Programs Committee. Children and young adult author Diane Gonzales Bertrand will be on campus. She is a Hispanic author who writes about young Latinas and how they set career goals as college-educated women and show how spontaneous these women can be.

Bertrand be give a professional talk, titled “Discovering Tu Corazon in Writing Children’s Books,” to DMC staff and students at 2 p.m. Nov. 16 in the Venters Building, Room 100. All students and staff are encouraged to attend.

Also on Nov. 16, Bertrand will have a free story-time for young children at 5 p.m. in the White Library, Room 514.

Diane Gonzales authorBertrand is writer-in-residence for the St. Mary’s University English and Communication Studies Department. She is a published author in poetry, nonfiction and fiction for children and teens.


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