Unexpected Creative Intersections and Influences, featuring Angie Cruz

Nov 28, 2022

Angie Cruz

This is an episode that will validate every creative impulse you’ve ever had and forgive any creative lapses you might be judging yourself for. Join Grant and Brooke in this inspiring episode with Angie Cruz, who’s faced rejection and overcame it to become a celebrated published author, and who shares with us how she’s in conversation with her characters, pursues other creative interests as a way to inform her fiction, and how she’s balanced her writing with the many other demands of life. A relatable and permission-giving episode!


Angie Cruz is a New York-born Dominicana who traveled to and from NYC to the Dominican Republic for most of her formative years. She’s the author of Soledad, Let It Rain Coffee, Dominicana, and most recently How Not to Drown in a Glass of Water, which was named one of the 100 Notable Books of 2022 by The New York Times.

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