FORA.tv Speaker - Enrique Del Risco

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Biography

Enrique Del Risco Arrocha is a Cuban writer. He has published many collections of short stories, among them Obras encogidas (1992), Pérdida y recuperación de la inocencia (1994), Lágrimas de cocodrilo (1998), Leve Historia de Cuba (2007) and ¿Qué pensarán de nosotros en Japón? (2008) which was awarded the Fifth Premio Iberoamericano Cortes de Cádiz. He has also authored two books of essays: El Comandante ya tiene quien le escriba (Miami, 2003) and Elogio de la levedad. Mitos nacionales cubanos y sus reescrituras literarias en el siglo XX (2008). He is the coeditor of Pequeñas resistencias 4: antología del nuevo cuento norteamericano y caribeño (2005). Del Risco contributes regularly to literary and cultural venues in Spain and the U.S. His work has been translated into English, German and Polish. He is currently a lecturer in the Spanish and Portuguese Department at NYU and teaches Creative Writing workshops. He lives in West New York, New Jersey.

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Paquito D'Rivera in Conversation

05.03.10 | 01:52:47 min | 0 comments