Leila Segal is a poet, advocate and photographer. She lived in Havana and the Pinar del Rio province of Cuba for a significant period, during which her craft as a short story writer began to take shape. Her short stories have been published in Wasafiri Magazine, Ink, Sweat and Tears, Loose Muse, Mima'amakim and Papeles de la Mancuspia.
'[A] frank and wonderfully observed collection of short stories.' - Jacob Ross; 'Beautifully written stories with a rare truthfulness to them.' - Hinrich von Haaren; 'Crisp, attentive and lyrical prose - a compelling portrait of Cuba.' - Karen McCarthy Woolf; 'Segal cares deeply about language, artfully blends poetry and story, and, above all, makes you feel.' - Niki Aguirre