Non-Fiction Reading: Reyna Grande

  • Santa Clara University 500 El Camino Real Santa Clara, CA, 95050 United States

Located in the St. Clare Room

Reyna Grande is a non-fiction writer and novelist. Her memoir, The Distance Between Us, focuses on her life before and after illegally immigrating—on her own at age ten—to the United States from Mexico. She is also author of the novels Across a Hundred Mountains and Dancing with Butterflies. She has won the American Book Award, International Latino Book Award, and was a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist.