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, available now from Lee and Low Books


Martí's Song for Freedom

Written in verse, with excerpts from Martí’s seminal Versos sencillos, this book is a beautiful tribute to a brilliant political writer and courageous fighter of freedom for all men and women.

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Highlights Foundation Master Class in Nonfiction 2018

I was honored to join the faculty at the Highlights Foundation for this year’s Master Class in Nonfiction Writing for Children. Other faculty members included Larry Dane Brimmer, Peter Jacobi, Sandra Neil Wallace and Rich Wallace, and Carole Boston Weatherford. I admire each of them as individuals and as writers. Highlights is a place where…