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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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January 16, 2018
To sit with you
 among the starlings,
 yellow-eyed,  their
  paths hieroglyphic, and
 throw some crumbs our way.
January 2, 2018
I left him in the wilderness, the scrag that’s left of wilderness—plastic bag choking the gatepost, Styrofoam snow in the farmyard. The wilderness drips down my legs. Mercury, moonlight, multinutrient fertilizer. What we pour on the land in nostalgia.
December 19, 2017
Etymology of undulate, circle and cloud. We sign our letters in undulating skies.
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