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Jorge Ángel Pérez
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Jorge Ángel Pérez
Publications by Jorge Ángel Pérez include the fiction collection Lapsus calami (Ediciones Unión), winner of UNEAC’s David Prize; the novel El paseante cándido (Ediciones Unión), winner of the UNEAC Cirillo Villaverde Prize and the Italian Grinzane Cavour Award; the novel Fumando espero (Editorial Letras Cubanas), shortlisted for the Rómulo Gallegos International Novel Prize; and En La Habana no son tan elegantes (Editorial Letras Cubanas), winner of the Alejo Carpentier Short Story Prize and the Literary Critics’ Award. He lives in Havana, Cuba.

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Vol. 70
Sanctuary: The Preservation Issue
Spring 2018
Edited by Bradford Morrow

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October 16, 2018
The knife was raised
before there was an after.
He cried out, “Stop, stop!
“My name means laughter.”
October 9, 2018
It was his mother’s necklace, so it had value to him, more value to him than probably to his wife. It was meant for a woman though, so he couldn’t wear it.
October 2, 2018
Song of Betel leaves being moved
from one cheek to the other and
someone sleeps on a sofa, the peal
of fleecy bells in the distance.
These real things. These real
things that make everything
real around them.
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