Daniel Iglesias-Kennedy (b. 1950, Havana): La ranura del horizonte en llamas, Iglesias-Kennedy’s first novel, was smuggled out of Cuba and went on to become a finalist for the Sésamo award. Since leaving Cuba for Spain in 1985, he has written the novels El gran incendio, La hija del cazador and Esta tarde se pone el sol.  In 1985, he won the Cuentos Puerta de Oro award. Iglesias-Kennedy, who has a Ph.D. in English philology, is also a translator and scriptwriter, and has been a consultant for documentaries in Canada and England.  He teaches at his own Instituto de Idiomas in Talavera de la Reina, Spain. (Cintas for literature, 1990-91)

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