When I Was Puerto Rican
This was part of a series of interviews done by Ms. Conway with women writers.
Ms. Santiago talked about her book, When I Was Puerto Rican, published by Random House. She focused on her life from San Juan, Puerto Rico to the barrios of Brooklyn, New York, and the hardships she endured on her way to attending Harvard University. She also focused on why she chose to write the book and her development as a writer. After the interview, she answered questions from the audience.
This was part of a series of interviews done by Ms. Conway with women writers. close
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Jill Ker Conway Historian
Jane McNamara Associate Librarian New York Public Library->Public Programs
Esmeralda Santiago Author
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