Reyna Grande is the author of the critically-acclaimed memoir, The Distance Between Us (2012), an inspirational coming-of-age story about the pursuit of a better life. Her other books include the novels Dancing with Butterflies, and Across a Hundred Mountains. Reyna has received an American Book Award and the International Latino Book Award. Currently Reyna teaches creative writing and is at work on her next memoir.
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