Her other works include the novels, Across a Hundred Mountains, (Atria, 2006) and Dancing with Butterflies (Washington Square Press, 2009) which were published to critical acclaim.
Reyna has received an American Book Award, the El Premio Aztlán Literary Award, and the International Latino Book Award.
Summer Arts will feature more than 25 live events, so members of the community can see the world-class talent for themselves.
“We love being in Fresno, and couldn’t be happier to be embarking on our third summer back here,” said Joanne Sharp, assistant director of CSU Summer Arts.
The English Major Program consists of 33 credits in a core curriculum and 9 elective credits in Creative Writing, English, Journalism, Mass Communication, Philosophy, and World Literature for a total of 42 credits.
The English major prepares students for graduate programs in the humanities; for professional schools in areas such as law; and for careers in such professions as public relations, technical writing, and creative writing.
The Bachelor of Arts degree requires a grade of C or higher in an upper-level philosophy course in addition to the GER philosophy option.
Students must also complete, with grades of C or higher, at least six college credits in one foreign language at the intermediate level.
In 2012, she was a finalist for the prestigious National Book Critics Circle Awards, and in 2015 she was honored with a Luis Leal Award for Distinction in Chicano/Latino Literature.
More about Reyna Grande: This is a professional writing course for writers at all levels, offering techniques for stimulating creative thought and discussion, guides to interpreting and understanding poetry, and the chance to create new work.