Liz Balmaseda

Liz Balmaseda, born in Cuba in 1959, was awarded her first Pulitzer Prize in 1993 for her writings on the plight of Haitian refugees and the Cuban- American population. Her second Pulitzer Prize was awarded in 2001 for her role in covering the federal seizing of refugee Elian Gonzalez. She lives in Miami, Florida. This is her first novel.