New from Simon & Schuster

Cecilia Samartin

Cecilia Samartin was born in Havana in the midst of Fidel Castro's revolution. She grew up in Los Angeles as a fully bicultural, bilingual American. She studied psychology at UCLA and marriage and family therapy at Santa Clara University. Deeply concerned with the lack of Spanish speakers in her profession, Cecilia has practiced within the Latino communities in some of the most impoverished inner-city areas of San Jose and Los Angeles. She lives with her British-born husband in San Gabriel, California.
Become a Fan

Books by this Author

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Cecilia Samartin
Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Dare to dream

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. I'm too critical with myself and others sometimes.

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. The deep hearted sense that I'm living my life, and fulfilling my purpose.

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Integrity, kindness, courage

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. Anne Frank. I read her diary when I was thirteen years old and this remains one of the most moving reading experiences of my life. Although I didn't realize it until years later, she is the one who first inspired me to write.

Explore

CONNECT WITH US

Get a FREE eBook
when you join our mailing list!