This week’s guest is Angie Cruz, author of HOW NOT TO DROWN IN A GLASS OF WATER. In this episode, Annmarie and Angie discuss the importance of community, representation in literature, and how magic and connection are possible when we sit and fully listen to someone else’s story.
Green Apple Books–In San Francisco, California, connecting curious readers to great books since 1967. Browsing at Green Apple is a unique experience. From our handmade signs and book recommendations to the many nooks and crannies for reading, you can get lost in Green Apple and find serendipity. Our friendly, well-read employees also stand ready to help you in any way. For your next great read, stop by or go online to greenapplebooks.com.
StoryStudio Chicago–A writing center located in Chicago and online, which helps writers hone their craft, express their creativity, and tell their stories. Learn more at StoryStudioChicago.org.
Books by Angie Cruz:
How Not to Drown in a Glass of Water
Let It Rain Coffee
The Ferrante Project: An Aster(ix) Anthology, edited with Dawn Lundy Martin and Emily Raboteau
Other Titles Discussed in This Episode:
The Man Who Could Move Clouds, by Ingrid Rojas Contreras
The Odd Woman in the City, by Vivian Gornick
Here are the trailers for the 2002 film, City of God and the 2022 film Everything Everywhere All at Once