Mireya Navarro

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Eddie “Stepdog” Sterngold – In Memoriam

Our dear Eddie passed away October 2, 2017, after 16 years with our family. We miss him more than words can describe. I wrote a book about him, but he got the last word: I got to sleep in the kiddies’ beds when we were growing up. I got to live half my life in […]

Top 10 Latino Authors

Thanks to the “Authors to Watch and Read” list for including me and “Stepdog” in their 2016 top ten roster. “This New York Times writer shows that she fully understands humanity and our relationship with lovers, friends and dogs. At times laugh out loud funny, “Stepdog” is an imaginative , entertaining work.” Here are the […]

Stepdog on Las Comadres & Friends National Latino Book Club Summer Reading List

What do “Stepdog” and “The House on Mango Street” have in common? We both made it on  Las Comadres & Friends National Latino Book Club’s first ever Summer Reading List! Started in partnership with the Association of American Publishers, Las Comadres/FNLBC promote books written in English by Latino authors. They have 15,000 members and hold […]

La Casa Azul Bookstore this Sunday 6/28 at 2pm

MN: The “Stepdog” reading at La Casa Azul in East Harlem is at 2pm this Sunday, Eddie. It will be followed by live bolero music! Are you coming?” SD: “Is there air conditioning?”

Public Radio Listeners Vent About Jealous Dogs, Cats and Even Horses!

One of the greatest pleasures I’ve had as the author of “Stepdog” has been listening to others talk about their experiences with jealous pets. During a recent interview with Kerri Miller, of Minnesota Public Radio, a woman listener called in to say her horse “hated” her boyfriend and chased after him to try to bite […]

Feel An Author’s Pain

This is why I don’t take Eddie to “Stepdog” book events!

Stepdog Book Launch at Instituto Cervantes

“Stepdog” officially came out in the world in balmy 70-degree weather at Instituto Cervantes, a Spanish government cultural center that serves as a peaceful oasis in the frenzy of midtown Manhattan. The center has classrooms for Spanish language classes, a gallery and an auditorium where my colleague at the NY Times, Janny Scott, author of […]

“Stepdog” April Events Just Scheduled

Please take note of these upcoming “Stepdog” events. Hope to see you all there! April 21:  Release of “Stepdog,” a humorous memoir published by G.P. Putnam’s Sons. April 22: Talk, Q&A, Signing, 7 P.M. Watchung Booksellers 54 Fairfield St. Montclair, NJ 07042 April 29: In Conversation with Janny Scott, 7 P.M. Instituto Cervantes 211 East […]

Stepdog Journal #9

MN: “What’s wrong? You look stressed out.” SD: “Did you hear someone say “bath?”

Crain’s Profiles Green Weddings

Crain’s, the business publication, recently noted that green wedding vendors are thriving in New York City. Among those profiled:  jewelers who use recycled metals for wedding rings; caterers who use local and organic food; and florists who sell fair-trade flowers. The article quotes brides and this author. You can read it here.