Jaime Manrique

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  • Canisius College welcomes Colombian novelist, poet, essayist and translator, Jaime Manrique, to campus on Wednesday, May 1 at 6:30 p.m. in Old Main 314. The event is free and open to the public.

    Manrique will discuss his latest novel entitled “Like This Afternoon Forever,” a parable influenced by Colombian drug cartel motives, which takes readers through their battle for control and its lasting impacts.

    Manrique is the author of several novels including “Our Lives are the Rivers,” “Cervantes Street” and “My Night with Federico Garcia Lorca.” He has received accolades such as Colombia’s National Poetry Award, the 2007 International Latino Book Award as well as a Guggenheim Fellowship.

    For more information, contact Richard Reitsma, PhD, chair and associate professor of modern languages, at reitsmar@canisius.edu.

    Canisius is one of 28 Jesuit universities and the premier private university in Western New York.

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