Orlando Ortega-Medina

Orlando Ortega-Medina studied English Literature at UCLA and has a law degree from Southwestern University School of Law in Los Angeles. At university, he won The National Society of Arts and Letters award for Short Stories. His collection Jerusalem Ablaze: Stories of Love and Other Obsessions was shortlisted for the UK’s Polari First Book Prize 2017. In 2018, he was named Marilyn Hassid Emerging Author for the Houston Jewish Book and Arts Festival. Orlando resides in London, England.

Latest Books

  • Disbanded Kingdom

    Disbanded Kingdom – Longlisted for The Polari First Book Prize 2019 – Now Available in Print, EBook and Audio

  • Jerusalem Ablaze

    Jerusalem Ablaze – Shortlisted for The Polari First Book Prize 2017 – Now Available in Print, EBook and Audio

  • Pilgrim Tale – Now Available in Print and EBook

  • The Death of Baseball – Now Available in Print and EBook

  • The Lawn Job – 2018 IPPY AWARDS WINNER – BEST REGIONAL FICTION -Now Available in Print, EBook and Audio

  • The Meaning of Blood – Now Available in Print, EBook, and Audiobook

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