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Latino Latinx Author Interviews

Cuban Cuisines and Mysteries: Teresa Dovalpage Interviews Raquel V. Reyes

This interview is part of the Latinx Author Interview series and features Raquel V. Reyes, in which Reyes discusses her two novels, Mango, Mambo, and Murder and Calypso, Corpses, and Cooking. Dovalpage: Mango, Mambo, and Murder brings a lot to the table—food, culture, family and cubanidad. Speaking of food, how did you experience it while writing the …

Book Reviews

Havana Breathes, Swears, and Cries: Book Review of Dariel Suárez’s The Playwright’s House

Havana breathes, swears and cries in Dariel Suárez’s first novel, The Playwright’s House (Red Hen Press, 2021). With a plot that blends family stories and national history, this is a beautifully layered book that shows Cuba through the eyes of a native. Serguey is a young lawyer employed at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, expecting …

Information About Latino Latinx Authors

Cuban-American Authors Dominating in All Genres

According to the Pew Research Center, Latinos of Cuban descent are the 3rd largest Latino group in the U.S (tied with Salvadorans), totaling 2.3 million in 2017. The list of Cuban-American authors represents their tremendous success in every genre. Ruth Behar is books include The Presence of the Past in a Spanish Village, Translated Woman: Crossing …