Tag: Latina

Six Bridges Book Festival: Ernesto Cisneros

Middle-Grade Novel of Immigrant Family Separation Shows Wonder Years Disrupted

When you’re in seventh grade, it’s a big deal when your best friend decides to run for student body president. Only eighth graders usually do that. Naturally, Efrén is going to stand behind his friend. And all the other stuff in life,


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Six Bridges Book Festival: Mayra Cuevas

Romance Smolders for Latina Aspiring Chef in YA debut Salty, Bitter, Sweet

Author Mayra Cuevas believes in the power of joyful stories.

As a teenager in Puerto Rico, she found solace from the turbulence of her parents’ divorce in great Latin American writers like Gabriel García Márquez and Isabel Allende.


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