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Date(s) - April 15, 2020
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Old Firehouse Books



Andrew Altschul

  • Associate Professor

Andrew Altschul, author and Director of Creative Writing at Colorado State University, will read from his new novel, The Gringa, at Old Firehouse Books in Fort Collins on April 15. The reading will be followed by a conversation with CSU author and Professor Emeritus, John Calderazzo.

Excerpt from The Gringa

Leonora Gelb came to Peru to make a difference. A passionate and idealistic Stanford grad, she left a life of privilege to fight poverty and oppression, but her beliefs are tested when she falls in with violent revolutionaries. While death squads and informants roam the streets and suspicion festers among the comrades, Leonora plans a decisive act of protest—until her capture in a bloody government raid, and a sham trial that sends her to prison for life.

Ten years later, Andres—a failed novelist turned expat—is asked…

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The Gringa book cover
The Gringa by Andrew Altschul