Crystal Maldonado, ‘10 (CLAS) Featured on NBC News for Debut YA Novel

UConn English and Journalism alumni Crystal Maldonado ’10 (CLAS), was featured by Lakshmi Gandhi of NBC News for their Culture Matters series. The article, published on February 2nd of this year, focuses on Maldonado’s debut novel released on that date, Fat Chance, Charlie Vega. It includes inspiration for the novel through her experiences and the importance of body positivity messages in popular culture.

Fat Chance, Charlie Vega is available through its publisher, Penguin Random House, and wherever books are sold. 

Registration is available for a virtual talk with Crystal and the department on Wednesday, February 24th, at 7PM.