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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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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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Pamela Carmell’s Road to Homing Instincts

My long history of reading Nancy Morejón’s poetry began in the 70s and 80s. It was an exhilarating time for women’s writing from all over the world, with an outpouring of very ambitious, innovative anthologies of women’s poetry. The editors—mostly … Continue reading

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El Príncipe Azul

Tierra. Aire. Fuego. Agua. Tras la poesía de la poeta Nancy Morejón en su libro Querencias/Homing Instincts, la fuerza de los elementos no se lee, se siente. La mentalidad de una gente aislada en una isla incita sentimientos diferentes de … Continue reading

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Nancy Morejón’s new bilingual volume

Forthcoming from Cubanabooks Press–Querencias/Homing Instincts–Translated by Pamela Carmell Ms. Morejón has described her poetry as “words thrown to the winds with signs of love, firmly fixed in their native soil.” (With Eyes and Soul, White Pine Press) In this collection … Continue reading

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