Ana Menéndez

Johanna Lawshea

Ana Menéndez is the author of four books of fiction, In Cuba I Was a German Shepherd, which was a 2001 New York Times Notable book of the year and whose title story won a Pushcart Prize, Loving CheThe Last War, chosen by Publishers Weekly as one of the top 100 books of the year, and Adios, Happy Homeland! Since 1991 Ana has worked as a journalist in the United States and abroad, most recently as a prize-winning columnist for the Miami Herald. Her work has appeared in a variety of publications including Vogue,Bomb MagazinePoets & Writers and Gourmet Magazine and has been included in several anthologies, including Cubanisimo! and American Food Writing.