Senior Lecturer of Spanish, Kianny N. Antigua has translated award-winning novel DOMINICANA, by award-winning author Angie Cruz!

"Enthralling... Ana's growth and gradually blooming wisdom is described with a raw, expressive voice. Cruz's winning novel will linger in the reader's mind long after the close of the story." Publishers Weekly 

"Gorgeous writing, gorgeous story." —Sandra Cisneros, author of The House on Mango Street

"This story feels so right for this moment. Cruz captures the texture and tenor of being an immigrant woman, caught between worlds and loyalties."—Julia Alvarez, author of In the Time of The Butterflies

"An important novel that illuminates a world and time with truth and originality. Cruz is a brilliant novelist, and her characters are unforgettable." —Jennifer Clement, author of Gun Love and President of PEN International

"Ana's engrossing, lyrically told story illuminates both the pain and the potential triumph of the immigrant experience." —People 

"Sensational…At once tender, musical, and electric, this novel meditates on how immigrations shapes lives, from both without and within." —Esquire 

"The heroine of this wondrous fish-out-of-water story tries to hold steady, knowing 'a well-placed rock in a river changes the current.'" —O, the Oprah Magazine

Shortlisted, Women's Prize for Fiction 2020 
YALSA Alex Award Winner 
RUSA Notable Book
Longlisted, Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction
Longlisted, Aspen Words Literary Prize 
Dominicana was the GMA Cover to Cover Book pick for October 2019 and the inaugural selection for Uptown Reads, a program by Word Up Community Bookshop in partnership with organizations across Uptown NYC. 


DOMINICANA in Spanish is available for preorder at your local bookstore:
Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria