Phillippe Diederich

Phillippe Diederich

Phillippe Diederich is a bilingual author and photographer born in the Dominican Republic and raised in Mexico City and Miami. His photography has appeared in The New York Times, Time magazine, U.S. News and World Report and other national publications. Phillippe's novels Sofrito and Playing for the Devil's Fire are both published by Cinco Puntos Press. He is the recipient of a PEN/Phyllis Naylor Working Writer Fellowship and the Editor-in-Chief of Viva Fifty!

How to be happy in 5 easy steps

How to be happy in 5 easy steps

We all want to be happy. But we usually equate this with money. We dream of being millionaires, of winning the lottery and being…

Using music as therapy in midlife

Using music as therapy in midlife

I love music, but when I was growing up, my parents rarely—if ever—listened to music. And I don’t remember my brother or sister being…