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A baker's dozen: 13 cuban scribblers
TXT: YOSS PHOTO: Babak salari

Certainly, some of them are neither among the major prize-winners nor the best-known internationally. But each and every one of them is indispensable for a better understanding of where Cuban literature is today. Poets, researchers, narrators, essayists and sometimes all of the above. Some of them more or less critics; men and women; white, mestizo and black; young and not so young, but none of them old because good writers never grow old or die. All of them are members of the UNEAC, The Cuban Writers’ and Artists’ Union. Not one of them is prohibited. In Cuba there are no condemned writers, only accursed writers possessed by literature and both compelled and delighted to write a little bit more every day. Here they are, just as they were captured in their respective homes by the disturbing lens of Toronto-based Iranian photographer Babak Salarik in his exhibition “Faces, Bodies y Personas”...

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