His second novel, The Daughter's Tale (Atria Books, Simon & Schuster) was published on May 7, 2019. His first book In Search of Emma: Two Fathers, One Daughter and the Dream of a Family (Rayo, Harper Collins) was published in 2009.
In Cuba, he entered the world of print journalism in 1988 when he was apointed the editor of Tablas, a national theater and dance magazine based out of Havana. His career as an American journalist started in 1991 in El Nuevo Herald, The Miami Herald Spanish edition newspaper. He moved to New York in 1997, to work as a senior writer at People en Español magazine and has been the brand’s Editor in Chief since 2007.
He is a graduate of The University of Arts in Cuba (Instituto Superior de Arte) and has a postgraduate degree in journalism from the University of Havana.
He currently resides in Manhattan with his partner and their three children.
The German girl has been his best and favourite book he has written so far.