José Manuel Álvarez (b. 1902, Regla-d. United States): A poet, storyteller and journalist as well as a lawyer, Álvarez’s books include Sentido social del urbanismo and Cuentos y crónicas cubanas. As a journalist, he worked for Revista Lex de los Auxiliares del Poder Judicial Cubano, Revista del Casino Español and the literary magazine LEX in Havana, and for Vanguardia, in New York. His work also appeared in several anthologies, including Poetas jóvenes de Cuba, published in 1923. (Cintas for literature, 1982-83)

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