Brief: Presentation by Reyna Grande

Sarbottam Bhagat

Reyna Grande, the author of “The Distance Between Us”, will be at Mabee Library, main level on Sept. 16 to give a presentation on her book. Sponsored by the Diversity Initiative, this event marks the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. The event is scheduled from      6 p.m.-7 p.m., and following her presentation there will be a book signing session. The event will be free of admission and open to the public.

“The Distance Between Us” is a memoir of Grande’s personal life describing her family’s illegal immigration from Mexico to the U.S. The first of her family to graduate from college, she has a bachelor’s degree from University of Southern California, Santa Cruz, in creative writing and film and video. She also has a Master of Fine Arts from Antioch University.