What will Kentucky Book Festival visitors find on your table?
Visitors will find my latest book an illustrated children book written in both English and Spanish
Lullaby for Maddie published in November 2022 by Shadelandhouse Modern Pres, as well as, my bilingual memoir Cradled by Skeletons a Life in Poems and Essay published in Winter 2019.
Whom do you invite to stop by? Who will benefit from reading your book?
My books are an opportunity to engage in a cultural journey of place, identity and family. Highlighting Latinx strengths, challenges and resilience.
Could you please tell us something curious about you and/or your book?
I identify as Cubalachian: Cuban by birth and Appalachian by grace of God.
Marta Miranda-Straub is an Afro-Caribean Latinx woman born in Cuba. Lullaby for Maddie is a book for young readers. It tells the birth story of a sassy little mermaid named Madelyn who begrudgingly joins the humans and grows to find warmth and love in the arms of her Cuban family.