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Activist Daisy Hernandez visits Oct. 22

Daisy Hernandez

COOKEVILLE, Tennessee (Sept. 18, 2019) – Feminist, memoir author, journalist, and cultural activist Daisy Hernandez will speak Tuesday, Oct. 22, in Derryberry Hall Auditorium.

Hernandez is the author of the award-winning memoir A Cup of Water under my Bed and coeditor of Colonize This! Young Women of Color on Today’s Feminism. She is the former editor of ColorLines magazine, she has reported for The Atlantic, The New York Times, and Slate. She has written for NPR’s All Things Considered and CodeSwitch. Her essays and fiction have appeared in Aster (ix), Bellingham Review, Brevity, Dogwood, Fourth Genre, Gulf Coast, Juked, and Rumpus among other journals. She is also a contributing editor for the Buddhist magazine Tricycle.

Hernandez is currently an assistant professor in the creative writing program at Miami University in Ohio.

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The talk begins at 7 p.m.

This event is sponsored by the Center Stage series, which is made possible by TTU’s general education fund. It is free and open to the public.

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