A long-time resident of the U.S. Midwest, Cuban-born Raul Ramos y Sanchez is a founding partner of BRC Marketing, an ad agency established in 1992 with offices in Ohio and California. Besides developing a documentary for public television, Two Americas: The Legacy of our Hemisphere, he is host of MyIimmigrationStory.com — an online forum for the U.S. immigrant community. Ramos began writingAmerica Libre in 2004, with the input of scholars from Latin America, Spain, and the United States. After five months as a self-published edition, America Libre, was acquired by Grand Central Publishing (formerly Warner Books). A revised version of the novel by Grand Central Publishing was released 7-29-09. Grand Central Publishing also acquired House Divided, the sequel to America Libre. House Divided is slated for release in Janaru 2011.
The author and his work have been featured on television, radio and print publications across the country along with a host of online media sources. For more, see America Libre IN THE MEDIA.