Books by Chantel Acevedo

CHANTEL ACEVEDO is a first generation Cuban-American, whose childhood combined American modernity with traditional Cuban values. She attended the MFA creative writing program at the University of Miami on a James Michener Fellowship. She has won two Fulbr


THE LIVING INFINITE by Chantel Acevedo
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 12, 2017

"Fresh, fast-moving historical fiction from a master storyteller."
A real 19th-century Bourbon infanta is the inspiration for this novel about a princess who writes a rebellious feminist memoir. Read full book review >
THE DISTANT MARVELS by Chantel Acevedo
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 7, 2015

"Perfect timing for a Scheherazade-style account of Cuban history."
One woman's story of brutality, courage, tragedy, and love gets a roomful of Cuban refugees through a hurricane. Read full book review >
LOVE AND GHOST LETTERS by Chantel Acevedo
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 3, 2005

"Listless, unfocused, dispiriting."
Acevedo's debut novel is a multigenerational story of life and love in Cuba from 1934 to 1969. Read full book review >