Daily Frolic: Chanel Cleeton opens up about her family in ‘When We Left Cuba’

When We Left Cuba by Chanel Cleeton
Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on twitter
Twitter
Share on pinterest
Pinterest
Share on reddit
Reddit
Share on email
Email
Welcome to the Daily Frolic! The place for learning about one cool thing that’ll get you through the day.

At a recent panel at the Miami Book Fair, New York Times Bestselling author Chanel Cleeton opened up about how, while both of her books Next Year in Havana and When We Left Cuba are fictional, they are based on the harsh realities that her family had to face fleeing Cuba during the revolution.

Cleeton told Bustle, “It was important to me to fictionalize the family, but also to make everything that happened in the books historically accurate and realistic.”

Read the whole thing here!
More
Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on twitter
Twitter
Share on pinterest
Pinterest
Share on reddit
Reddit
Share on email
Email

Enjoyed this post?

Frolic F Logo

STAY IN THE KNOW

DISCUSSION

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

About The Author

From Closet Bookworm to Bookstagrammer: Establishing a Bookish Presence Online

5 Questions With: Amber Smith, Author of ‘Something Like Gravity’

Add to Collection

No Collections

Here you'll find all collections you've created before.

Scroll to Top