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Margarita Engle

Margarita Engle is a Cuban American poet, novelist, and journalist whose work has been published in many countries. She is the author of young adult nonfiction books and novels in verse including The Surrender Tree, a Newbery Honor Book, The Poet Slave of Cuba, Hurricane Dancers, The Firefly Letters, and Tropical Secrets. She lives in northern California.
Non fiction
Anthologies containing stories by Margarita Engle
Short stories
Buenaventura and the Fifteen Sisters (1994)

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Shame the Stars (2016)
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The Inexplicable Logic of My Life (2017)
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