The Creative Writing Project at Nassau Community College Presents A Reading by Author Roser Caminals-Heath


Immediate: January 2, 2008Contact: Alicia Steger 516.572.9634 e-mail:  

The Creative Writing Project at Nassau Community College Presents A Reading by Author Roser Caminals-Heath, February 7Garden City, NY - The Creative Writing Project at Nassau Community College will host a reading given by novelist Roser Caminals-Heath on February 7 at 2:30 p.m. in the Bradley Hall Ballroom.Roser Caminals-Heath was born in Barcelona, Spain, and completed a bachelor's, master's and Ph.D. in English in the University of Barcelona. Since 1981, she has lived in Frederick, Maryland, where she teaches Spanish at Hood College. Caminals-Heath has published five novels: Once, Remembered, Twice Lived; Les Herbes Secretes (The Secret Herbs) which won first prize at the Jocs Florals de la Di'spora, a contest for Catalan authors writing outside of Catalonia, Spain; and a trilogy about turn-of-century Barcelona. Except for Once Remembered, Twice Lived, all her novels were written in her native language, Catalan, and subsequently translated into Spanish by the author herself.During her presentation, Caminals-Heath will be reading excerpts from Once Remembered, Twice Lived, a fictionalized memoir that traces the interweaving stories of two Barcelona families of different social backgrounds throughout the twentieth century.

For more information about Roser Caminals-Heath's reading at Nassau Community College, call 516.572.7185.

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