Cuza Malé, Belkis

Belkis Cuza Malé (b. 1942, Guantanamo): A poet, essayist and journalist, Cuza Malé is the founder of La Casa Azul: Heberto Padilla Cuban Cultural Center, an institution that promotes Cuban literature and art. She is also editor of Linden Lane Magazine, a quarterly literary journal founded in Princeton in 1982, three years after her arrival in the United States. Cuza Malé is the author of El Clavel y la rosa, a biography of the 19th century Cuban poet Juana Borrero, Elvis: The Unquiet Grave or The True Story of Jon Burrows, and the poetry collections Woman on the Front Lines and Juego de damas. (Cintas for literature, 1981-82)

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