Debut Spotlight Video Interview!

Had a fantastic time speaking with bestselling author Rachel Barenbaum about The Playwright’s House. If you want a fun, short, and sweet intro to the book, this is it! You can see the interview on Youtube by clicking the image below.

Virtual Book Event at Skylight Books w/ Christopher Castellani

Following my book launch on Monday, I will be doing a virtual reading at Skylight Books on Wednesday, in conversation with my dear friend and mentor Christopher Castellani, author of Leading Men, which is currently being made into a film. So fitting for an event in Los Angeles 🙂 Please come hang out with us, and tell your West Coast friends!

Boston Globe Review: “Taut and Propulsive.”

What a delightful surprise waking up to Nina MacLaughlin’s incisive review feature of THE PLAYWRIGHT’S HOUSE in the Boston Globe: “Taut and propulsive…Suarez, with subtle force, gets at who is acting and who is watching, within a family, a city, a country, and a culture.”

Author Interview

I had wonderful time answering some very thoughtful questions about The Playwright’s House for Hypertext Magazine.

New Book Review: “An impressive debut.”

Very grateful for this generous review of The Playwright’s House in NewPages, which calls the book “illuminating,” “expansive yet intimate,” and “an impressive debut.” You can click on the photo below for the full review!

Book Launch at Grubbie Debut Series!

Can’t wait for the launch of THE PLAYWRIGHT’S HOUSE as part of the Grubbie Debut Series in three weeks’ time! Please register and come virtually hang out with me and Jonathan Escoffery, whose books will inevitably take over the literary world in the near future. Please share with anyone who might be interested in hearing about the novel and contemporary Cuba and maybe even some writing craft!

THE PLAYWRIGHT’S HOUSE is a top ten book for June at Silver Unicorn Books!

THE PLAYWRIGHT’S HOUSE is one of Silver Unicorn Books’ top ten books for June! Honored to be alongside writers such as Clint Smith and Lisa Taddeo, as well as Carol Anderson’s important work. Please check out this fantastic bookstore and be on the lookout for an event I’ll be doing there soon!

Release of THE PLAYWRIGHT’S HOUSE a month away!

Publication day for THE PLAYWRIGHT’S HOUSE is exactly a month away! As always, deeply grateful to the everyone who has generously offered their support. This is the one time I’ll ask folks to preorder the book and share the link far and wide. Pre-sales make a huge difference in the success of a book, so please help me give this Cuban novel a happy and healthy life!

Selected to Best American Essays!!!

I was delighted to learn last week that Kathryn Schulz has selected my essay, “In Orbit,” originally published in The Threepenny Review, for inclusion in this year’s BEST AMERICAN ESSAYS anthology! Publication is scheduled for fall. I’m immensely grateful to Wendy Lesser for giving the essay a home in one of my dream journals and to everyone who read early versions before it went out into the world.

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