Author: Soleida Rios

Soleida Ríos (b. 1950) is an acclaimed Cuban poet whose work draws from Afro-Cuban traditions as well as writers as diverse as Juan Rulfo and Aimé Cesaire. She has published fourteen books from 1977 to the present, and THE DIRTY TEXT / EL TEXTO SUCIO (Kenning Editions, 2018) is her first book to appear in English. THE DIRTY TEXT received a major literary award from the Alejo Carpentier Foundation, and her 2013 collection Estr¡as won the Nicolás Guillén award. Ríos was also recognized with the National Literary Critics Award in 2014.

The Dirty Text
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The Dirty Text

Kenning Editions

Poetry. Fiction. Latinx Studies. Women's Studies. Translated from the Spanish by Barbara Jamison and Olivia Lott. Includes a translator's notes by Olivia Lott and an afterword by Kristin Dykstra. Written in the 1990s in Cuba, THE DIRTY TEXT is a boo...

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