Uva de Aragón (b. 1944, Havana): A poet, novelist, essayist and newspaper columnist, de Aragón’s books include Alfonso Hernández-Catá: Un escritor cubano, salamantino y universal; Los nombres del amor and Memoria del silencio, the story of a reunion between Cubans from both sides of the Florida Straits. Memoria del silencio was one of several books by Cuban exiles presented at the 2002 Guadalajara book fair, which was dedicated to Cuba. She has received many awards, including a Distinguished Author Award from Coalition of Hispanic American Women. De Aragón has a Master’s degree and a Ph.D. in Latin American Literature from the University of Miami.  (Cintas for literature, 1980-81)

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