Born José Miguel Sánchez Gómez in Havana, Cuba, in 1969, Yoss assumed his pen name in 1988, when he won the Premio David in the science-fiction category for Timshel. Since then, he has gone on to become one of Cuba's most iconic literary figures—as the author of more than twenty acclaimed books, as a champion of...Read More
In 2016, the #NoDAPL movement in opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline, spearheaded by members of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, inspired a shift in perceptions of indigenous presence in the United States. One phrase rang out with particular strength throughout the months-long re-occupation of ancestral Oceti Sakowin lands in the pipeline’s...Read More
As Alberto Barrera suggests in the introduction to this book, Venezuela is a country that is written from its wounds, a country that offers more questions than answers and that, nonetheless, continues writing itself and surviving its own tragedies. These words have taken on unexpected relevance since April of this year, while Venezuela has been...Read More
La derrota de lo real by Pablo Brescia
La derrota de lo real is a powerful literary antidote to restore sanity. From the deserts where only the cemeteries grow to the pathways showered with tears by the professional mourners of Nepal, these stories are constructed from nothing, giving shape to worlds where emotions, cruelty, passion, and irony appear naked, disjointed, and transformed into accessories that, like Mr. White's Detachable Penis™, can be resold in a flea market.
La guerra interior by Jorge Baradit
Imagine disappearing cities, an apocalypse in the making, a disintegrating society, political systems submitting to failure, artificial intelligence out of control, human beings that are reborn, and fractures in the Earth that hide ancient secrets. Jorge Baradit, in every one of the stories that comprise La guerra interior, creates a unique world in which we do not know the past from the present nor the future because the timeline has been lost in an infernal dystopia.