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Julia Alvarez

Julia Alvarez appears in the following:

Julia Alvarez: A Wedding in Haiti

Monday, May 28, 2012

The writer Julia Alvarez discusses her latest book A Wedding in Haiti about her trips to Haiti from the Dominican Republic and what she learned about the tense relationship between the two countries on the island of Hispaniola.

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Julia Alvarez: A Wedding in Haiti

Friday, May 04, 2012

Novelist Julia Alvarez talks about her new memoir, A Wedding in Haiti, and her experiences as a Dominican woman visiting Haiti.

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Fifteen Candles

Monday, August 06, 2007

More than 400,000 American Latinas turn 15 every year, the majority of them marking the event with a lavish party called a quinceañera. In Once Upon a Quinceañera, Julia Alvarez examines the history and significance of this coming-of-age ritual as she follows one Queens girl planning her special day.

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