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The Frustrations and Joys of Cuba

Tuesday, 17 February 2015–Havana This morning I woke up late, almost 9 am, having shut off my alarm as soon as it sounded, because last night just after midnight a dog in the yard behind our house began to bark. Loudly and stridently. Over … Continue reading

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“También hay de todo en la viña de las señoras” Entrevista de Mirta Yáñez por Helen Hormilla

“También hay de todo en la viña de las señoras” Entrevista a la narradora cubana Mirta Yáñez[1] por Helen Hernández Hormilla Para describir a Mirta Yáñez me gustaría usar como primer adjetivo el de cubana. Sí, porque además de ser … Continue reading

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By the Sea with Mirta Yáñez

In a small coastal town in Cuba, made famous by the drinking and fishing habits of United Statesian author and journalist Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961), lives a woman as fundamentally influential for contemporary Cuban women writers as Hemingway was for the … Continue reading

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