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Oscar Hijuelos

Biography

Oscar Hijuelos

Oscar Hijuelos, the son of Cuban immigrants, was in New York City in 1951. He is a recipient of the Rome Prize, the Pulitzer Prize, and grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Guggenheim Foundation. His novels --- MAMBO KINGS, OUR HOUSE IN THE LAST WORLD, THE FOURTEEN SISTERS OF EMILIO MONTEZ O'BRIEN, MR. IVES' CHRISTMAS, EMPRESS OF THE SPLENDID SEASON and A SIMPLE HABANA MELODY --- have been translated into 25 languages.

Oscar Hijuelos