Gafni uses historical fiction to retrace the steps of displaced Jews during the Inquisition. She writes with passion—her experiences a springboard. —The Desert Sun/My Desert ”
—The Desert Sun/My Desert
I'm of Sephardic descent. That means my ancestors were Spanish Jews who left Spain to live around the Mediterranean during the infamous 1492 expulsion. I grew up speaking Ladino (a mixture of Castilian Spanish and Hebrew words) in my home. I write about...