• Jorge Alberto Aguiar Díaz (JAAD)

    Writer, poet, and editor, Jorge Alberto Aguiar Díaz is the author of Adiós a las Almas, a collection of short stories. JAAD is a pioneer of dirty realism in Cuba, with stories of great anthropological impact. The beauty of his characters lies in their stoic desolation.

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    Khet Mar on the Road

    Khet Mar, a City of Asylum Pittsburgh writer-in-residence, is on the road with Writers in Motion, a two week study tour of the Mid-Atlantic and the American South, sponsored by the University of Iowa’s International Writing Program.

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    Readings at City of Asylum/Pittsburgh: Khet Mar

    On March 3rd, City of Asylum/Pittsburgh conducted a reading of material from Burmese writer-in-residence Khet Mar, whose stories and poems were presented in Burmese, English, and Spanish. The reading featured Khet Mar, translator Michelle Gil-Montero, and poet and translator Roman Antopolsky.

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