C.M. Mayo is the author of THE LAST PRINCE OF THE MEXICAN EMPIRE(Unbridled Books), a novel based on the true story and named a Library Journal Best Book of 2009. Her most recent book is METAPHYSICAL ODYSSEY INTO THE MEXICAN REVOLUTION: FRANCISCO I. MADERO AND HIS SECRET BOOK, SPIRITIST MANUAL. Her other works include MIRACULOUS AIR, a travel memoir of Mexico’s Baja California peninsula, and SKY OVER EL NIDO, which won the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction. An avid translator of Mexican literature, she is also editor of MEXICO: A TRAVELER’S LITERARY COMPANION, a portrait of Mexico in the works of 24 Mexican writers.