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MEDIA ADVISORY AND PHOTO OP: Aims Community College’s Inclusiveness Council to host a reading and reception with Author Reyna Grande on October 20

GREELEY, CO – October 9, 2017 – The Aims Community College Inclusiveness Council will host Reyna Grande, author of “The Distance Between Us” for a reading, book signing and reception on Friday, October 20 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Cornerstone Conference Center in Greeley. The public is invited to attend this free event.

Reyna Grande’s memoir, “The Distance Between Us” is about her childhood spent torn between two parents and two countries. She shares the story of how her parents made the dangerous trek across the Mexican border in pursuit of the American dream and Reyna and her siblings were forced into the already overburdened household of their stern grandmother. She is the winner of the American Book Award and the International Latino Book Award.

WHAT: Reading and Reception with Author Reyna Grande
WHEN: Friday, October 20 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Aims Cornerstone Conference Center, 5401 W. 20th Street
VISUALS: Reading, book signing and reception with Author Reyna Grande
PUBLIC RSVP: Please RSVP for a free ticket at www.eventbrite.com/e/reception-for-reyna-grande-author-of-the-distance-between-us-tickets-38129109192 by 5 p.m. on Oct. 13
MEDIA RSVP: Please email laura.coale@aims.edu

Books in Spanish, English and young adult editions will be available for purchase at the event. Childcare will not be available at the event. 

This event is sponsored by the Aims Inclusiveness Council with additional funding from the Hansen Foundation.

Greeley Tribune