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15th Annual International Book Fair of Dominican Women Writers

New York, March 15, 2018 – The 15th Annual International Fair of Dominican Women Writers in the United States will be dedicated this year to four distinguished writers representing the Dominican diaspora. The event will be held March 23-25 at the offices of the Dominican Commissioner of Culture in the United States, of the Dominican Ministry of Culture.

The opening event will be held on Friday, March 23, at 7:00 p.m., at the Isabella Home Center Auditorium, at 515 Audubon Avenue, in Manhattan.

The program Schedule will take place Saturday and Sunday (March 24-25), beginning at 9:00 a.m. at the Dominican Commissioner of Culture offices at 541 West 145th Street, almost corner of Broadway, in Manhattan. The motto of this year’s Fair is “A Book is a Tool Needed to Build a Future Consisting of True Dreams,” and the event will be dedicated to writers Elsa Batista, Norma Féliz, Rosa Saldaña, and television hostess Marijoel Durán. The Fair is sponsored by the Center for the Development of Dominican Women, and is directed by poet and psychotherapist Karina Rieke with the coordination of community activist Jacqueline Güílamo. It is one of the most important events held to highlight the literary and cultural activities of Dominican women living in New York and other regions of the United States.

Karina Rieke stated that the main goal of the Fair is to broaden the range of books written by the participating writers and contribute to strengthen the event so that it becomes the main educational and cultural took of modern society. She explained: “As long as we can disseminate the printed or electronic word we will be able to transform and elevate individuals, the family and society in general.”

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