Esmeralda Santiago

Esmeralda Santiago

Biography

Esmeralda Santiago was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She came to the United States at thirteen, the eldest in a family that would eventually include eleven children. A magna cum laude graduate of Harvard University, she holds a Master of Fine Arts in Fiction Writing from Sarah Lawrence College. Her books include the memoirs When I Was Puerto Rican, Almost a Woman, and the Turkish Lover, and the novel Conquistadora. The mother of two adult children, she lives in Westchester County, New York, with her husband, filmmaker Frank Cantor.

Events with Esmeralda Santiago

Literary Quest: Tenement Museum Edition

18 Apr 2018
6:30 pm
Lower East Side Tenement Museum
103 Orchard Street (at Delancey Street) New York, NY 10002

One Book, One New York: Authors in Conversation

19 Apr 2018
7:30 pm-9:00 pm
The Auditorium, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall, The New School
66 West 12th Street, New York, NY 10011