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Selected Works


Simo, Ana, Heartland, Restless Books, 2018.

Plays in Print

Pickaxe, Memories of the Revolution: The First Ten Years of the WOW Café. Eds: Hughes; Tropicana; Dolan (Univ. of Mich Press: Fall, 2015)

Going to New England, Theatre Communications Group (1991)

Plays / Productions

Without Qualities (staged reading), New Dramatists, NYC, 1996

The Opium War (staged reading) New Dramatists, NYC, 1995; New York Theatre Workshop, NYC, 1996. Music-theatre piece. Music composed and directed by Zeena Parkins.

Ted and Edna (staged reading), New Dramatists, NYC 1993

The Bad Play (Dance-theater piece, Choreography: Stephanie Skura) PS 122, NYC 1991; Bessie Schonberg Theatre, NYC, 1991; Walker Arts Center, Minneapolis, 1992.

Going to New England, INTAR, NYC, 1990

Penguins, East 4th St. Theater, NYC 1989

Alma, INTAR, NYC, 1988

What Do You See?, Theater for the New City, NYC, 1986

Pickaxe, WOW Theater, NYC, 1985

Exiles, INTAR, NYC, 1982

Radio, audio, film

The Table of Liquid Measures (radio play), National Public Radio, Radio Stage. Producer: Sarah Montague, 1995

The Opium War: A 71-minute piece with music composed and directed by Zeena Parkins, Roulette/Einstein, (EIN-010/CD), 1999

How to Kill Her, short film with Ela Troyano, 1989

Short Fiction

Cooper, Dennis (Ed.). (1992). Discontents: New Queer Writers. Amethyst Press.

Scholder, Amy, Silverberg, Ira (Eds.). (1991) High Risk: An Anthology of Forbidden Writings. Plume.

Hasson, Liliane (Ed, Transl.). (1985). Cuba: nouvelles et contes d'aujourd'hui. Éditions L'Harmattan, (France).

Cohen, John Michael (Ed.). (1967). Writers in the New Cuba: An Anthology. Penguin.

Simo, Ana María. Las fábulas, Ediciones El Puente. (collection short stories)

Articles, monographs

Simo, Ana. Reading Kafka's America as a Queer Crime Novel. A Dissection of Perplexity in Kafka's Queerest Masterpiece, Crimereads (June 28, 2018)

2000-2006, The Gully online magazine

Simo, Ana Maria. Censorship As Social Death and What To Do About It. 1991 (pdf)

Simo, Ana Maria. Lydia Cabrera: An Intimate Portrait. New York: Intar Latin American Gallery, 1988.

Simo, Ana María and Garcia Ramos, Reinaldo. "Hablemos claro." Mariel: Revista de Literatura y Arte 2.5 (1984): 9-10.