- 2017 INDIES Finalist
- Finalist, Multicultural (Adult Fiction)
A rich variety of baseball fiction exists south of the Florida Straits and the Rio Grande, but almost none available in English. This collection translates for the first time stories ranging from the highly literary to the vernacular. These inventive and entertaining stories reveal the place of baseball in Latin America. "Kill the Ámpaya!" reveals how baseball shapes the social fabric of everyday South American, Central American and Caribbean life.