Literary Voices

  • Bones Will Crow
    Bones Will Crow Revisited

    To mark the American debut of an anthology of contemporary Burmese poetry, Sampsonia Way reprints Khet Mar’s interview with editors James Byrne and poet Ko Ko Thett, in which they discuss the challenges of compiling the anthology, and Burma’s transition out of a culture of censorship.

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  • By El Sexto
    A Burden, For What? by Michel Encinosa Fú

    Encinosa Fú is one of the best writers of science fiction and fantasy epic genres in Cuba. But he is also a storyteller who explores realism to its very violent limits. Author of more than 11 books, his work has been included in more than 20 anthologies.

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  • By El Sexto
    Lastre, Para Qué por Michel Encinosa Fú

    Encinosa Fú es uno de los principales creadores del género de la ciencia ficción y la fantasía épica en Cuba. Pero es también un narrador que lleva el realismo a un límite de violencia. Autor de más de once libros, ha sido incluido en más de veinte antologías.

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  • Artwork by El Sexto
    Unfinished Business by Erick Mota

    Erick Mota is a kind of chronicler of our thousand and one post-Fidel fossil futures. Entertaining, funny, relying on pure action, from which emanates however a sad reflection on the present of Cuba. He is the author of three books of fiction.

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  • Artwork by El Sexto
    Asuntos pendientes por Erick Mota

    Erick Mota es una especie de cronista de nuestros mil y un futuros fósiles post-Fidel. Entretenido, divertido, apostando por la pura acción, de donde emana sin embargo una triste reflexión sobre el presente de Cuba. Mota es autor de cuatro libros de narrativa.

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  • Painting by El Sexto
    Judith by Abel Fernández Larrea

    In his writing, Fernández Larrea seeks to banish any local color of his sceneries and language, in a displacement that ultimately imitates the most common literary translation. Author of a novel, short stories and essays, he is also an editor at the University of Havana publishing house.

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  • Painting by El Sexto
    Judit por Abel Fernández Larrea

    En su obra Fernández Larrea busca desterrar el color local de sus escenarios y de su lenguaje, en un desplazamiento que termina imitando a la más común de las traducciones literarias. Autor de una novela, cuentos, y ensayos, es editor de la Universidad de La Habana.

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