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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.

Feminist Cuban author visits Bay Area

Originally posted on Repeating Islands:
Cuban feminist author Aida Bahr will be reading from her collection of prize-winning short stories, Ophelias/Ofelias , to Bay Area audiences at two special events. Bahr and her translator, Dick Cluster, will host readings and…

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AFRO-CUBAN ARTISTS: A RENAISSANCE

UNIVERSITY of MISSOURI AFRO-CUBAN ARTISTS: A RENAISSANCE Columbia, Missouri April 27-30, 2016 CALL FOR PROPOSALS Submission Deadline—December 15, 2015 AFRO-CUBAN ARTISTS: A RENAISSANCE is an international interdisciplinary conference hosted by the MU Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, which will … Continue reading

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Feria del Libro en La Habana

Originally posted on Habanera soy:
Publicado en El Nuevo Herald 2-24-2015 La capital cubana ha estado de fiesta. Los amantes de la cultura disfrutaron de las múltiples actividades de la Feria del Libro, que se extendieron del 12 al 22…

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“Realmente creo que esta conferencia en Miami, sin amenazas ni despliegue policial, es una señal de cambio”

Originally posted on Negra cubana tenía que ser:
Publicado en OnCuba Magazine Yasmín Silvia Portales Machado, es una cubana de 34 años —lo digo porque se que a ella no le importa—, pero tiene una sabiduría que seguro viene…

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Contretemps in Cuba, or The Saga of the Books

Wednesday, February 11, 2015. When a plane touches down at José Martí National Airport (or to anywhere else from the island), the inevitable but always spontaneous applause and glad shouts make me wonder about their motivation. Are travelers truly that … Continue reading

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“It always hurts me so much when I take

“It always hurts me so much when I take him to school and I see him pledging allegiance to the #American flag.” #CUBA #thememoryofsilence

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Eight U.S. planes were downed, a record

Eight U.S. planes were downed, a record number for a single day. #vietnamwar #history #newbooks #memoryofsilence http://ow.ly/McMD1

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“My cousins signed up for the draft.”

“My cousins signed up for the draft.” #history #CUBA #thememoryofsilence http://ow.ly/McMPw

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“They wished their sons were more infor

“They wished their sons were more informed about #Cuban #culture.” #CUBA #thememoryofsilence http://ow.ly/McMmk

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“A call from his house to a bunch of co

“A call from his house to a bunch of communists could really cause him some problems.” #thememoryofsilence #CUBA #history #newbooks

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