Acclaimed Latin American author Isabel Allende will visit FIU on Monday, Mar. 5 to receive the Lawrence A. Sanders Award for Fiction from the English Department's Creative Writing Program. Allende will also give a public lecture as part of the Creative Writing Program's Writers on the Bay Reading Series.
The event is open to the public and begins at 8:00 p.m. in the Wolfe University Center (WUC) room 224 on Biscayne Bay campus (BBC). Following the presentation of the award, Allende and creative writing professor Debra Dean will chat on stage, a la James Lipton's Inside the Actors Studio. Audience members will be invited to submit questions for the author in writing. Tickets are free, however, seating is limited. RSVPS are required and can be made by contacting Marta Lee at email@example.com.