Elena SChwolsky

ELENA SCHWOLSKY, RN, MPH, is a nurse, community health educator, activist, and writer who spent a decade as a pediatric nurse at the height of the AIDS epidemic.

The BOOK: Waking In Havana

In 1972, when she was a young, divorced, single mother, restless and idealistic, Elena Schwolsky made a decision that changed her life: leaving her eighteen-month-old son with his father, she joined hundreds of other young Americans on a work brigade in Cuba.

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Eric Hoffer Book Awards 2020: Grand Prize Shortlist, Montaigne Medal, Finalist, First Horizon Award, Finalist, Memoir, Winner.

Finalist in Memoir and Travel, Next Generation Indie Book Award