Liza Monroy

Liza Monroy is the author of the memoir The Marriage Act: The Risk I Took To Keep My Best Friend In America…And What It Taught Us About Love (Counterpoint/Soft Skull) and the debut novel Mexican High (Spiegel & Grau/Random House). She has written for The New York Times, LA Times, Newsweek, Poets & Writers, Jane, Self, Bust and various anthologies. Liza lives in Santa Cruz, California with her husband, pug, and a potbellied pig named Señor Bacon. Find her at and on Twitter / Facebook.