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From Solitude and Hope

Edited by the Capitan San Luis publishing house, the volume includes a prologue by writer Roberto Fernandez Retamar and an epilogue by Ricardo Alarcon de Quesada, president of the Cuban parliament. Read More

The book "Volver sobre Mis Pasos". Mirta Ibarra compilation of Titon's letters

Ibarra made a compilation of Titon's letters, showing aspects of the creative life of the moviemaker, who was always concerned about his people's cultural identity. The book, published by Ediciones Autor, the publishing house of SGAE's Fundacion Autor, will be launched at the Meeting Hall of that institution. Read More

Miguel Barnet awarded Ibero-American Liberal Arts Prize

In granting the prize, the Chile-based Jury highlighted Barnet's memorable biographical novel "Biography of a Cimarron", and his outstanding literary quality. The Ibero-American prize was established in 2001 by the University of Talca and Chile's Santander Bank. Read More

New university courses on Cuban Television

The University for All television programs resume their broadcasts with five new courses starting September 10. The classes are shown on the nationwide Cuban TV stations in different time blocks to accommodate different work and class schedules. Read More

Holguin ends cycle on winners of Nobel Prize of Literature

The cycle on Nobel Prize of Literature winners came as part of the summer season program aimed at fostering reading as a sound recreation form. Read More

Publishing poems kept by Che

These poems were written down in a green notebook found along with Ches backpack his owner carried, when he was captured Bolivian army in 1967 and that was secretly kept in a safe by the military intelligence of that Andean nation, told Taibo II during the book launch. They are Pablo Neruda (Chile), Nicolás Guillén (Cuba), César Vallejo (Peru) and León Felipe (Spain). Read More

Artists ready for 7th Congress of the Union of Writers and Artists of Cuba (UNEAC)

The event will be focused on looking in greater depth at UNEAC's influence on Cuban social life. For this purpose, work groups are already selected to tackle such issues as the relationship between culture and society Read More

Workshop on children literature in Las Tunas

They will carry out readings of books in several schools of this town, at 637 kilometers to the east of Havana. The workshop, convoked in Las Tunas to the whole country by the National Association of Cuban Writers and Artists, and the provincial Center of the Book and the Literature, concludes with the price-giving ceremony. Read More

ALBA art and literature awards recognized

The recognition is sponsored by the Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas (ALBA) Cultural Fund and the first winners should be known this year, with the possibility of additional categories. Read More

Cuban writers present historical books in Argentina

The books entitled Sin olvido. Crimenes en La Higuera (Without Forgetting. Crimes in La Higuera) and Centroamerica en Julio Antonio Mella (Central America in Julio Antonio Mella), were first launched at the Book Fair of Rosario, also in Argentina, according to a PL report. Read More

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