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Book-of-the-Week Winners: Adios, Happy Homeland!

Last week we featured Ana Menendez’s new collection, Adios, Happy Homeland!, as our Book-of-the-Week title, and we’re pleased to announce the winners. Congratulations to: Jen McConnell Doron (@jentheauthor) Christina Strynatka (@cstrynatka) Sasha (@sashasilverfysh) To claim your free copy, please email us at the following address: winners [at] fictionwritersreview.com If you’d like to be eligible for future giveaways, please visit our Twitter Page and “follow” us!


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Book of the Week: Adios, Happy Homeland!

This week’s feature is Ana Menendez’s new story collection, Adios, Happy Homeland!, which was published by Black Cat, an imprint of Grove/Atlantic. Her first collection of stories, In Cuba I Was a German Shepherd, was a 2001 New York Times Notable book of the year and the title story won a Pushcart Prize. In addition to her other books—Loving Che (2004) and The Last War (2009)—she’s worked as a journalist and prize-winning columnist for the Miami Herald. Now Menendez is establishing a creative writing program at the University of Maastricht in the Netherlands. She lives in Amsterdam and Miami. In […]


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The Mystery of Fiction: An Interview with Ana Menendez

Viva Cuba! Myth, magic, ghostly remains: Ana Menendez’s latest story collection, Adios, Happy Homeland! shadows people on the run from their circumstances and themselves. The journalist and Pushcart Prize-winning author talks communal bonds, fictional bibliographies, the elusiveness of identity, and much more.



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