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Eduardo del Llano

A portrait of Cuban writer Eduardo del Llano

Eduardo del Llano

Eduardo del Llano was born in Moscow in 1962 and lives in Havana. He founded and directed NOS-Y-OTROS, a group that created literary and theatrical works between 1982 and 1997. His prolific literary work includes poetry, short stories, and novels, in genres that include science fiction, detective fiction, children’s literature, and literary fiction. His work has been awarded the Abril Prize (1988, 1992), the Premio Italo Calvino (awarded in Italy in 1996), the Premio de Cuento de Revolución y Cultura (1998), and the Fantoche de Cuentos Policiales (2015), among others. He has written and directed a number of award-winning films and has participated in film festivals across the globe. His latest novel, Bonsai, was published in 2014.

Articles by Eduardo del Llano

Swimming Upstream
By Eduardo del Llano
“For me to answer that, you’d have to prove that baseball players have souls.”
Translated from Spanish by Dick Cluster
You Know My Name
By Eduardo del Llano
They served me coffee. While I was drinking it, they were looking at me so fixedly that I began to feel uncomfortable.
Translated from Spanish by Cola Franzen