Angie Cruz is the author of two novels, Soledad and Let It Rain Coffee, a finalist for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, and her essays and short fiction have appeared in The New York Times, Gulf Coast, Callaloo, and elsewhere. Her writing and teaching has been supported by numerous grants and residencies, including from the New York Foundation of the Arts, the Pittsburgh Foundation of the Arts, Ledig House, Yaddo, and the MacDowell Colony. The founder and editor of Aster(ix), a literary/arts journal, she is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Pittsburgh.
Some of my favorite people on earth are in this book,
Dear writers and grand spirits.