Annie Mary Perez was born in Los Angeles and earned her bachelor’s degree in Social Science at California State University, Los Angeles. She currently lives in a beachside community in Southern California and works as a professional writer and editor. She travels extensively and volunteers for Latino Literacy Now, a non-profit organization that promotes literacy in the Latino community.
Short description of book:
Clay Hills and Mud Pies is a collection of stories recounting a Mexican American family’s 100 year history in the United States. Three memoirs in one, this International Latino Book Awards winner is rich with Mexican folklore and Americana.