April 5 - 14, 2019
Regional Author Spotlight: Jon Pineda

“Jon Pineda writes achingly beautifully, with such crystalline precision and intensity that I would follow him into any story he chooses to tell...” —Lauren Groff, author of Fates and Furies

Jon Pineda brings his brand-new novel, Let’s No One Get Hurt, to CPCC. His memoir, Sleep in Me, was a 2010 Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection, and his novel Apology was the winner of the 2013 Milkweed National Fiction Prize. In addition, Pineda has published three poetry collections. He teaches in the MFA program at Queens University of Charlotte and is a creative writing professor at the University of Mary Washington.


  • Thu. April 12 at 9:30AM