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Author: Mirta Yanez

Mirta Gloria Yáñez Quiñoá, nom de plume Mirta Yáñez, was born in Havana (1947) and resides in that city. She is a writer and journalist and for many years held the position of Professor of Spanish–American Literature at the University of Havana, Cuba. In 1971, her first book was published, a volume of poetry titled The Visits, which garnered first prize in the annual March 13th Competition. To date she has close to fifty book publications of her poetry, short stories, novels, and essays. Her writings have received many and diverse prizes. Five of Yáñez's books have been awarded the national Cuban National Literary Critics Prize: El diablo son las cosas (short stories, 1988); La narrativa del romanticismo en Latinoam�rica (essay, 1990); Falsos documentos (short stories, 2005); Sangra por la herida (novel, 2010) — which also was honored with the Cuban Academy of the Language Prize in 2012; and Damas de Social: Intelectuales cubanas en la revista Social (cultural history, 2014). In 2014 a bilingual edition of her most recent novel, THE BLEEDING WOUND/SANGRA POR LA HERIDA, translation into English by Sara E. Cooper, was released by Cubanabooks.

The Bleeding Wound/Sangra por la herida
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The Bleeding Wound/Sangra por la herida

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Fiction. Latino/Latina Studies. Women's Studies. LGBT Studies. Translated from the Spanish by Sara E. Cooper. Edited by Margaret Wallace and Nancy Alonso. Second place winner, 2016 International Latino Book Award for Best Fiction Book in Translation...

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Havana Is a Really Big City: and Other Short Stories
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Havana Is a Really Big City: and Other Short Stories

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Fiction. Latino/Latina Studies. Women's Studies. Translated from the Spanish by Sara E. Cooper with Victoria L. McCard, Lizabeth Paravizini-Gebert, Claudette Williams, and Leslie Bary. Catherine Davies notes that "Yáñez writes about everyday life in...

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The Visits and Other Poems/Las visitas y otros poemas
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The Visits and Other Poems/Las visitas y otros poemas

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Poetry. Latino/Latina Studies. Women's Studies. Translated from the Spanish by Elizabeth Gamble Miller. In this bilingual volume, the thread of an eternal romance weaves subtly through poignant vignettes painted with delicate brush strokes by the ha...

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