About the Book
Written by Josefina Baez illustrated by Jennifer Baez
Why is my name Marysol? is the story of a little girl from La Romana, Dominican Republic
who loves to know the names of flowers and trees.
And she asks her father for the names of these colorful flowers.
One day she even asked why she was named Marysol?
Jennifer was in her mid teens when she illustrated this story.
Written in 1993-illustrated in 1995.
Publish on New Moon February 2013
Josefina Baez (La Romana, Dominican Republic/New York). Performer, writer, theatre director. Ay Ombe Theatre founder. Alchemist of Performance Autology© -a creative process based on the autobiography of the doer. Artesana. Devotee. Ay Ombe Theatre a space-a way-an approach. A particular approach A specific dynamism A way A space A path Knowing that the process is all there is. And that “the finished product” is just a point in the process. That personal literature. That very concrete utopia.