Trip Back in Time.

I recently visited my family in Miami, and while there my mom showed me a bunch of pictures which I hadn’t seen in years. They helped reconnect with my childhood¬†in Cuba and my father, who passed away last year. This is one of the photographs: me driving a Soviet-era Moskvich.

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Some News of Which to be Proud.

Cuba Eliminates HIV Transmission from Mother to Child.

A new born baby rests beside his mother Dailyn Fleite (L), 29, at the Ana Betancourt de Mora Hospital in Camaguey, Cuba, June 19, 2015. The World Health Organization on Tuesday declared Cuba the first country in the world to eliminate the transmission of HIV and syphilis from mother to child. Picture taken June 19, 2015. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

A new born baby rests beside his mother Dailyn Fleite (L), 29, at the Ana Betancourt de Mora Hospital in Camaguey, Cuba, June 19, 2015. The World Health Organization on Tuesday declared Cuba the first country in the world to eliminate the transmission of HIV and syphilis from mother to child. 

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Fiction Workshop

There are still some spots available for the fiction workshop I’m teaching this summer at GrubStreet. It starts in just two weeks, so sign up or share with anyone who you think might be interested!

https://grubstreet.org/findaclass/class/fiction-ii-19-1-1-1/

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Teaching at Grub Street!

I’m excited to share that I’m going to be teaching a Fiction II class at Grub Street this summer. Details are available on this link: https://www.grubstreet.org/findaclass/class/fiction-ii-19-1-1-1/

It’s a semester-long course focusing on workshops of students’ stories. If you have friends or former students in the Boston area who might be interested, please let them know!

I’m really happy to be joining the Grub Street family as an instructor and helping writers improve their work!

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Caribbean Writer.

Received this in the mail this week!

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Speaking of Marvels Interview

Big thanks to William Woolfitt for his interview about my chapbook, In The Land of Tropical Martyrs, for the Speaking of Marvels blog! I highly recommend checking out the website, as there are many other interviews with some wonderful writers as well.

Also, visit and ‘like’ their Facebook page!

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Photoshoot.

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Huge thanks to Catalina Piedrahita for a wonderful photoshoot!

Originally posted on Catalina Piedrahita:

In my latest photo-shoot, I had the pleasure of working with dear friend and writer Dariel Suarez. Here are my favorite images from the shoot.

www.darielsuarez.com

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