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Cuban Writers

On Exile and the Longing for Home: Cuban Writer Reinaldo Arenas

Ann Tashi Slater | Posted 02.18.2014 | Books
Ann Tashi Slater

Through his long years of suffering in Cuba, Arenas had dreamed of escape, of leaving behind "that land of horrors" and at last living in freedom. But exile brought a different kind of imprisonment.

Cuban Writer Threatened Over Planned Release of Banned Book

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Since yesterday, an email is circulating on the intranet of the Ministry of Culture, warning us of various reprisals for the alternative release of the censored collection of stories.