Author Visit: Silvia Moreno-Garcia

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Thursday, October 13, 2022 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Author Visit
Age 13+

Mid-Columbia Libraries is proud to welcome New York Times bestselling novelist Silvia Moreno-Garcia for this year's Mid-Columbia Reads literary festival. 

The author will present at the Columbia Basin College Gjerde Center, located at 2600 N. 20th Ave. in Pasco. This event is free and open to the public. A book signing will follow the author's presentation. Books will be available for purchase. ASL and Spanish interpretation will be available.

  • Doors open, 6 pm

  • Author presentation followed by Q&A, 7 pm

  • Book signing, 8:30 pm

Mexican by birth, Canadian by inclination. Silvia Moreno-Garcia is the author of a number of critically acclaimed novels, including "Gods of Jade and Shadow" (Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic, Ignyte Award), "Mexican Gothic" (Locus Award, British Fantasy Award, Pacific Northwest Book Award, Aurora Award, Goodreads Award), and "Velvet Was the Night" (finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and the Macavity Award). Her latest title, "The Daughter of Doctor Moreau," was released in July 2022 and is a dreamy reimagining of "The Island of Doctor Moreau" set against the backdrop of nineteenth-century Mexico. 

She has edited several anthologies, including "She Walks in Shadows" (World Fantasy Award winner, published in the USA as "Cthulhu’s Daughters"). Moreno-Garcia is the publisher of Innsmouth Free Press. Her fiction has appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies.

She has an MA in Science and Technology Studies from the University of British Columbia. She lives in Vancouver, British Columbia. Learn more about the author at

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