Charlie Vazquez, author and cultural consultant with more than 30 years of experience in the creative sector, will read from his new novel “Ricanstruction: Reminiscing & Rebuilding Puerto Rico” on Wednesday, October 24 at 7:30 p.m. in Old Main 314. He has published several books of fiction and poetry, and edited four anthologies of fiction and memoir. Vazquez served as festival coordinator for Puerto Rico’s Festival de la Palabra for four years as well as having directed the BCA Bronx Writers Center for five. He is finishing a new novel and short story collection, and was featured in the anthology “Ricanstruction: Reminiscing & Rebuilding Puerto Rico.”

Submitted by: Richard Reistma, PhD, chair, Modern Language Department