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Yamile Saied Méndez

Children’s Author

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A Dream Come True

December 11, 2017

On Wednesday, my super agent Linda sent me a quick text: Your book will be announced sometime Thursday. Needless to say, I couldn’t sleep all night. Every time I thought about the announcement going live, I got butterflies in my stomach. And then Thursday arrived, and my book wasn’t in… Read more

The Agony of Life in the Diáspora

September 22, 2017

Diáspora. Group of people displaced from the homelands, for any reason. Diáspora echoes of exile. Diáspora is a consequence of violence, war, economic disaster, hunger, dreams for a better future, love. When I left Argentina at age nineteen, I never believed I wouldn’t go back to live there again. In… Read more

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year! National Hispanic Heritage Month

August 23, 2017

Come hop on to Thinking Through Our Fingers. Today I’m talking about some of my favorite Latinx authors of the moment. Hope to see your there! Read more


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