Talented travel writer Stephanie Elizondo Griest will be visiting UNT on April 10 to read from her new book, All the Agents and Saints: Dispatches from the U.S.-Borderlands.
Stephanie Elizondo Griest is the award-winning author of three travel memoirs: Around the Bloc: My Life in Moscow, Beijing, and Havana; Mexican Enough: My Life Between the Borderlines; and All the Agents and Saints: Dispatches from the U.S. Borderlands, as well as the best-selling guidebook 100 Places Every Woman Should Go. As a national correspondent for The Odyssey, she once drove 45,000 miles across America, documenting its history. She has won a Hodder Fellowship to Princeton, a Viebranz Professorship to St. Lawrence University, a Margolis Award for Social Justice Reporting, and a Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Gold Prize. Although South Texas is her homeland, Stephanie has taught and performed around the globe, and is currently Assistant Professor and Margaret R. Shuping Fellow of Creative Nonfiction at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.
This reading is sponsored by the American Studies Colloquium and the Women's and Gender Studies Program.