Anjanette Delgado began her career as a journalist, working for outlets such as NBC, CNN, Univisión and Telemundo, covering presidential coups, elections, Olympics, the 9/11 terrorist attacks, both Iraq wars, which she executive produced, and winning an Emmy in 1994 for her human-interest series Madres en la lejanía, about the plight of Latino mothers who leave their own children behind and come to the United States to work as undocumented nannies.
She has written for NPR, Vogue, and Urban Latino, among other outlets. In 2002, she wrote and developed the sitcom Great in Bed for HBO Latam. Her first novel is The Heartbreak Pill (the Latino International Book Award's first prize pick for Best Romance in English, a Triple Crown Winner for Best Romance in Spanish the following year, and first prize for Best Romance in Latino Literacy's "Books into Movies" competition in 2010). She has an MFA in Creative Writing from Florida International University, regularly teaches writing for the Florida Literary Arts Center, and lives in Miami with her husband, and her Mini-Daschund, Chloe. her favorite quote is Winston Churchill's "If you're going through hell, keep going."