The Merida English Library’s first anthology, 29 Short Stories and Memoirs by Emerging Writers, published by Hamaca Press, will be celebrated with a free reception open to the public.
Authors will read and sign books at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7. at the library.
Bring your e-reader, download this book at the library, and be eligible to win two tickets for the next MEL wine tasting event on Dec. 12.
The library is on Calle 53 between 66 and 68.
The anthology features a diverse collection of short stories from writers living on the Yucatan Peninsula.
The challenge was to submit a work of fiction, non-fiction, or memoir between 1,500 and 4,500 words, written in English. A panel of four judges selected twenty-nine stories.
This book represents work from: Lorraine Baillie Bowie, Cher Bibler, Richard Bennink, Joanna van der Gracht de Rosado, Grant Spradling, Lorna-Gail Dallin, Wayne Harris, Theresa Díaz Gray, Maryetta Ackenbom, Frank Barham, Cherie Pittillo, Barbara Huhtala, G.L. Goggin, William Snyder, Huynh Quang Ngoc, Marianne Kehoe, Geoffrey Ellis Aronson, Frank Barham, Aline Holloway, Robert D. Temple, Billy Comeford, Mary Lou Martin, Harriet Rich, Linda Karp, Bette Steinmuller and Gwen Lane.