Artist, author and teacher Enrique Flores-Galbis has written two young adult novels based on his own experience of being forced to leave his home in the island paradise of Cuba at the age of nine.
Enrique Writes Magical Realism and Historical Fiction Young Adult Novels About Cuba
Enrique is a lively and engaging speaker who uses drawing, PowerPoint presentations, stories, and of course, humor, to illustrate his ideas and get the point across. Enrique’s books and school talks cover a wide range of topics from The History of Cuba and the Caribbean, Bullying, Imagination, Creativity and Writing, and The Immigrant’s Experience.
Listen and Watch
Enrique reads an excerpt from 90 Miles to Havana in his own hand-drawn animation, done in charcoal on one piece of paper: