Carolyn Forché’s Memoir “What You Have Heard Is True” Long-Listed for 2019 National Book Award

University Professor Carolyn Forché’s memoir, What You Have Heard Is True: A Memoir of Witness and Resistance—the true story of her journey as a young poet who at 27 years old was mysterious thrust into the bloody civial war of El Salvador in the late 1970s and early 80s—was long-listed for the 2019 National Book Award.

Congratulations, Carolyn!