An interview with Graciela Limón

Graciela Limón is a Latina Writer, Educator and Activist.  She is the daughter of Mexican Immigrants and a native of Los Angeles. She received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Spanish Literature from Marymount College Los Angeles, a Master of Arts Degree in the same field from the University of the Americas Mexico City, followed…

From Habanera, a portrait of a Cuban family

The novel is available in Amazon here Weddings, las bodas…The name conjured up visions of satin dresses, white flowers, Wagner’s wedding march and monumental cakes. But the “special period” had changed that too, scaling down the celebrations. Newlyweds were allowed to buy just one meringue cake for their party. They had the right to a…

El Difunto Fidel, eBook

My short novel El difunto Fidel C. (Spanish) that won the Rincon de la Victoria Award in 2009, is available as paperback. To buy the paper edition, follow this link If you prefer to buy the Kindle edition, it is available here Esta novela, ganadora del V Premio Rincón de la Victoria, se publicó por…

HABANERA, A PORTRAIT OF A CUBAN FAMILY

Excerpt from the novel Chapter 1 The Havana cemetery was my first playground. Ponciano Querejeta, my maternal grandfather, liked to stroll by the graves and to read under the palm trees. He often sat on a bench and sang in his baritone voice. His favorite tune came from the Spanish zarzuela Los Gavilanes: “Oh, mi…

Papaya Suite: a three-city journey to adulthood

Interview with Cuban Writer Teresa Bevin  Teresa Bevin is an educator, author and psychotherapist. Born in Cuba, she emigrated to the United Statesfollowing several interim years in Spain.  She is a graduate of the University of Maryland and George Washington University. Ms. Bevin resides in Santa Fe, New Mexico and works with victims and perpetrators…