Thursday, June 16th
Cuba Inside and Out: José Manuel Prieto and Gabriela Rangel FREE!
Thursday, June 16th 6:00pm
Americas Society
Presented by Americas Society Visual Arts and Literature Programs
In conjunction with artist Consuelo Castañeda’s "For Rent" gallery installation, acclaimed Cuban writer José Manuel Prieto (Nocturnal Butterflies of the Russian Empire, Rex) reads from and discusses his latest novel in Castañeda’s “lounge.”
Wednesday, May 25th
Wednesday, May 25th 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Americas Society
Presented by Americas Society Literature Program
Hijuelos, the Pulitzer-Prize-winning novelist (The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love), will discuss and read from his latest publication, a page-turning memoir that traces his life from his childhood in 1950s New York to his development into an acclaimed author.
Friday, May 20th
Friday, May 20th 7:00pm
Americas Society
Presented by Americas Society Literature Program
Americas Society celebrates its latest issue of Review: Literature and Arts of the Americas—dedicated solely to Cuba—with an evening featuring the issue’s contributors. Guests will include the journal’s editors, plus Cuban writers Juan Carlos Flores, Reina María Rodríguez, Rolando Sánchez Mejías, and others.
Thursday, May 19th
Thursday, May 19th 7:00pm
Americas Society
Presented by Americas Society Literature Program
A group of leading Cuban writers—Abilio Estévez, Ernesto Hernández Busto, Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo, and Amir Valle—together with media scholar Rachel Price, discuss the use of social media as a means of both creative expression and dissemination of writing on and off the island.
Thursday, May 12th
Thursday, May 12th 6:30pm
BAMcafé
Presented by BAM in partnership with the National Book Awards
A National Book Award finalist and author of Dreaming in Cuban, Cuban-born writer Cristina Garcia appears at BAM to read from and discuss her work with moderator Michael Greenberg.