Margarita Engle

Margarita  Engle

Margarita Engle is a Cuban-American poet, novelist, and journalist whose work has appeared in a variety of publications around the world. She is the author of The Surrender Tree, a Newbery Honor Book, The Poet Slave of Cuba, The Firefly Letters, and Tropical Secrets, among other young adult nonfiction and verse novels. She resides in the state of California's northwestern region.