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Lunch & Learn with Marisella Veiga

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Presented by Tarpon Springs Heritage Museum at Heritage Museum, Tarpon Springs FL

Jun 26 2014
Lunch & Learn with Marisella Veiga

50 Years Later: An Exile Returns to Cuba

Marisella Veiga was born in Havana, Cuba, and went into exile with her family in 1960. Her return to Cuba after 50 years was a transformative experience. She speaks about the trip and how it has affected her. She is a professor of English Literature at Flagler College and is an accomplished author. Her writing has appeared in numerous magazines, newspapers and literary anthologies. Ms. Veiga won The Pushcart Prize in Fiction, and the Canute A. Brodhurst Prize for Best Short Story in The Caribbean Writer. She is a nationally syndicated columnist with Hispanic Link News Service. Recently, she released the spoken word recording, Square Watermelons: Ten Essays on Living with Two Cultures.

Ticket includes talk, catered box lunch and soft drink. Please call the Box Office in advance if you have special dietary needs.



$15, $12 Members (includes lunch)


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