I am a freelance writer and publicist in Savannah, Georgia. La Americana: A Memoir (Skyhorse Publishing 2016) was deemed “a fascinating and important read at this pivotal moment in US-Cuba relations” by NPR and included in Bustle’s list of “16 Nonfiction Books from July 2016 You Need to Read as Soon as Possible.”

I was thrilled to be named a 2016 ’35 Over 35′ Debut Author and receive favorable reviews in Publishers Weekly, Library Journal, Global Atlanta and Fresh Fiction.

Most of my personal time is spent with my Cuban-born husband, Luis, our three Spanglish-speaking kids and a bilingual Weimaraner named Paco.