A woman who’s lost nearly everything has regrets — and hope

When fictional Cara Romero loses her job, her innermost secrets come pouring out. Angie Cruz is an author and founder and editor in chief of Aster(ix), a literary and arts journal, and an associate professor in English at the University of Pittsburgh. She joins guest host Courtney Collins to discuss her character who, through the help of a job counselor, mines her relationships to find her fighting spirit. Her novel is “How Not to Drown in a Glass of Water.”