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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. 69
Being Bodies
Fall 2017
Edited by Bradford Morrow

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April 17, 2018
There was a socket in the wall my mother told me not to touch. The wire innards of the plug spilled out of the unguarded hole. The wires looked like black spaghetti.
April 10, 2018
“And you say they’ve been here how long?”

     “We don’t know exactly. Our estimate is a month, approximately. It’s difficult to be sure, we don’t keep tabs on our employees, so it could well be longer, a month and a few days, perhaps.”
April 3, 2018
Cold hole in my right pant
through which
                        grass’s eyelash brushes my calf,
                                                                
flirty infinite    
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