WMRA’s May Books & Brews features author Allison Garcia discussing her novel, Vivir el Dream, which is about an undocumented college student trying to make her way in the world, exploring her Christian faith, and also coming to terms with why her mother brought her from Mexico.
WMRA's Books & Brews series is sponsored by Union Bank & Trust.
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With both Books & Brews locations, when you present your WMRA MemberCard, you'll receive a certificate for a complimentary beer.
No tickets are required for either event.
Allison K. Garcia is a Licensed Professional Counselor, but she has wanted to be a writer ever since she could hold a pencil. She is a member of American Christian Fiction Writers, Shenandoah Valley Writers, Virginia Writers Club, and is Municipal Liaison for Shenandoah Valley NaNoWriMo. Allison’s short story, “At Heart,” was published in the Winter 2013 edition of From the Depths literary magazine, along with her flash fiction. Her work, “You Shall Receive,” was published in GrayHaven Comics’s 2014 All Women’s anthology. Winning an honorary mention in the ACFW Virginia 2015 short story contest, “Just Another Navidad” was published in A bit of Christmas. Allison finaled in the 2016 ACFW Genesis Contest for Vivir el Dream, to be published May 2017. Read Allison Garcia's blog.
** Our May event originally featured historian Peter Cozzens, author of The Earth is Weeping: The Epic Story of the Indian Wars for the American West. Mr. Cozzens had to cancel.