About the author


Adrianna Cuevas is a first-generation Cuban-American originally from Miami, Florida. A former Spanish and ESOL teacher, Adrianna currently resides in Austin, Texas with her husband and son. When not working with TOEFL students, wrangling multiple pets including an axolotl, and practicing fencing with her son, she is writing her next middle grade novel.

She is represented by Stefanie Sanchez Von Borstel of Full Circle Literary.

Read about Adrianna’s early reading life and the impact of representational stories on the Latinx in Kid Lit blog.

Read an interview with Adrianna about her influences in writing The Total Eclipse of Nestor Lopez on The Mixed-Up Files of Middle Grade blog.

Read about Adrianna’s goal to preserve family history through stories on the We Need Diverse Books blog.

Read Adrianna’s interview about her inspirations for writing The Total Eclipse of Nestor Lopez on the Class2k20 blog.

Make the pastelitos featured in The Total Eclipse of Nestor Lopez!