Esmeralda Santiago

Tonight, Tuesday, July 3 Esmeralda Santiago, the best selling author of four books and a screenplay, will be reading from her most recent work, the New York Times best seller,Conquistadora. This program is also part of the fifth annual St. George Literary Series.  The program will start at 5:30 PM at the Ocean View Grange on Route 131 in Martinsville.  Ms. Santiago is the author of the critically acclaimed memoirs “When I Was Puerto Rican”, “Almost A Woman”, and “The Turkish Lover”. She also wrote the screenplay for “Almost A Woman”, which was made into a movie for Masterpiece Theatre. While Ms. Santiago’s books take place mostly in New York and Puerto Rico, they have all been written at her home in Port Clyde.