Last Prince of the Mexican Empire
A novel based on the true story, Unbridled Books
"Mayo's reanimation of a crucial period in Mexican history should satisfy history buffs and those in the mood for an engaging story
brimming with majestic ambition." Publisher's Weekly
A Library Journal Best Book 2009
Miraculous Air: Journey of a Thousand Miles through Baja California, the Other Mexico
Now available in paperback from Milkweed Editions
"One of the best books ever about Baja California. Highly recommended"
Over El Nido
Winner, Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction
"A remarkable literary debut... tautly fashioned prose, alive with myriad turns of phrase as on-target as they are idiosyncratic."
Publisher's Weekly (starred review)
A Traveler's Literary Companion
Edited by C.M. Mayo: a portrait of Mexico in a dazzling collection of Mexican fiction and prose by 24 Mexican writers, many translated for the first time.
"It will open your eyes, fill you with pleasure and render our perennial vecinos a little less distante."
Los Angeles Times Book Review
World Waiting for a Dream:
A Turn in Far West Texas
~ a work-in-progress~
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