Achy Obejas

Achy Obejas is also the author of We Came All the Way From Cuba So You Could Dress Like This? and Days of Awe. She has won numerous writing awards, including a National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowship and the 1996 Studs Terkel Journalism Award. She lives in Chicago.

Memory Mambo

"A writer of gutsy humor and heart." —Julia Alvarez, author of In the Time of the Butterflies

"The power and meaning of memory lie at the heart of Obejas's insightful and excellent second work of fiction. With prose so crisp it could pass for a biography." —Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"An exciting collection—eye opening and insightful." —Oscar Hijuelos