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Reading: Ana Menendez
January 13, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Eckerd College Writers’ Conference: Writers in Paradise presents an evening reading with Keynote, Ana Menendez, prize-winning short story writer and novelist.
Reading will be followed by an onstage Q&A (with Les Standiford, Conference Director), book sale and author signing. This event is free and open to the public. Visit http://www.writersinparadise.com for more information.
Ana Menéndez is the author of four books of fiction: Adios, Happy Homeland!, The Last War, Loving Che and In Cuba I Was a German Shepherd, whose title story won a Pushcart Prize. She has worked as a journalist in the United States and abroad, lastly as a prize-winning columnist for The Miami Herald. As a reporter, she wrote about Cuba, Haiti, Kashmir, Afghanistan and India, where she was based for three years. Her work has appeared in a variety of publications including Vogue, Bomb Magazine, The New York Times and Tin House and has been included in several anthologies, including The Norton Anthology of Latino Literature. She has a B.A. in English from Florida International University and an M.F.A. from New York University. A former Fulbright Scholar in Egypt, she now lives in Surfside, Florida.