Emma Otheguy, Author

¡Bienvenidos! I am a children’s author and historian, writing both fiction and non-fiction. Look for my debut picture book, Martí’s Song for Freedom, from Lee and Low Books in Spring 2017.


The Blog

Cover Reveal!

  Here’s what I love about this cover: The palmas reales, the royal palms that to José Martí and to generations of Cubans after him have been the focus of love, longing, and devotion. When I think of childhood and family, I see the palm trees my grandmother painted, and I hear my parents, marking our drive from…