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About cubanabooks

Cubanabooks is a small independent press devoted to bringing first-class literature from Cuban women to a United States audience as well as to a global English and Spanish-speaking public. Publishing select literary gems in English or in bilingual English/Spanish volumes, Cubanabooks aims to correct the current U.S. unavailability of excellent literature from Cubans living in Cuba. At this time we prioritize the dissemination of works by living female writers who reside on the island. The founder and senior editor is Dr. Sara E. Cooper (Ph.D. University of Texas, Austin 1999), Professor of Spanish at California State University, Chico.

MIRTA YÁÑEZ: DISCURSO PARA LA RECEPCIÓN DEL PREMIO NACIONAL DE LITERATURA 2019

Siempre que me preguntan sobre el oficio del escritor y la escritora, acudo a una definición atribuida a los franceses hermanos Goncourt: “facilidad innata y dificultad adquirida”. A lo que yo añado dos premisas: el dominio de la lengua y … Continue reading

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¿Y si viramos la tortilla? Pensares y prácticas del Feminismo Negro Cuir Cubano — NEGRA CUBANA TENÍA QUE SER

Una perspectiva de la cuiridad en el contexto caribeño Existen formas de resistencia negras no cisheteronormativas al colonialismo, la esclavitud y sus expresiones contemporáneas: genocidio antinegro, brutalidad policial, colorismo, racismo institucional/cultural, gentrificación, misogynoir y transmisogynoir. (King, 2016, Rea, Santos Amancio, … Continue reading

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Presentación de mi novela policiaca “El milagro de San Lázaro” en FIU el 8 de Septiembre

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If you’re in Florida, go listen to Uva! If not, just buy the book. Habanera soy View original post

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Memoria del silencio, memorias del exilio desde las dos orillas.

Originally posted on Habanero2000:
Nuestro primer encuentro fue en el mundo virtual, por estos caminos, sorpresivos e inesperados, de la Internet. Una persona me envío un mensaje por Facebook; Uva de Aragón usó una de tus fotos en un escrito,…

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Las mujeres han escrito 9 de los 10 libros más vendidos de todos los tiempos

Originally posted on Eriginal Books:
Ser mujer en la industria editorial, a menudo sexista, puede ser bastante desalentador, así que es sorprendente descubrir que las mujeres escribieron nueve de los 10 más vendidos de todos los tiempos, según Amazon. El gigante de la venta…

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Help us bring Cuban women’s voices to the United States!!

Cubanabooks: Helping Women, Building Bridges Help us bring Cuban women’s voices to the United States!! DONATE NOW! When Barack Obama and Raul Castro made simultaneous pledges this January, to renew political ties between the United States and Cuba, the hopes … Continue reading

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Book Review: Ophelias by Aida Bahr

Minerva Rising‘s Linsdey Grudnicki has this to say about Aida Bahr’s Ophelias/Ofelias: Madness comes in many forms. Ophelias, Aida Bahr’s latest story collection, tactfully touches upon many of them, exploring the mysterious forces that can bring even the strongest human … Continue reading

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Cubanabooks founder and editor in Chief

Cubanabooks founder and editor in Chief featured in online magazine On Cuba

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Vietnamese delegation highlights develop

Vietnamese delegation highlights development of #Cuban #women http://ow.ly/PivWO http://ow.ly/i/bHg8s

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Scary Sounds at Night…

Raising the hairs on the back of your neck from Cuba Truthfully I can’t read Maria Elena Llana’s stories before bed. The offerings in An Address in Havana/ Domicilio habanero (bilingual edition) are just a bit too spooky. Now don’t … Continue reading

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