Jan/Feb 2018 • Vol. XL No. 1 Generation Zero: New Cuban Poetry |

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From the Spanish.    i'm not going to read you a poem by Ezra Pound mom informs me on the phone i'm going to read you the last law to come out this year which is also poetry and        you'll be happy to know people can get married with just social security numbers now and not have to wait to be a resident just be a person and want to get married to read as many poems by Ezra Pound as you want to each other whenever you want and in the position you choose mom informs me on the phone people can get married with just social security numbers and not have to wait to be a resident just a person and want to get married to read as many poems by Ezra Pound as you want to each other whenever you want and in the position you choose i keep repeating a chatterbox subject to changes it's not to read poems much less by Ezra Pound that i'll get married to you it's so you'll enter me whenever you want and wherever you want and the way you like and tear everything

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Legna Rodriguez Iglesias
Legna Rodríguez Iglesias (Camagüey, 1984) is a poet, prose writer, and playwright. She has four books of poetry, the latest being Hilo + Hilo (2015). She has received the Julio Cortázar Ibero-American Short Story Prize in 2011 and the Casa de Las Américas Prize in Theater in 2016. She lives in Miami.
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Katherine M. Hedeen is the poetry in translation editor for the Kenyon Review and the associate editor of Action Books.  She is a two-time recipient of a NEA Translation Project Grant, she is a professor of Spanish at Kenyon College.
Víctor Rodríguez Núñez is one of Cuba's most outstanding contemporary writers. He has published more than thirty books of poetry throughout Latin America and Europe and has received major awards all over the Spanish-speaking world. He divides his time between Gambier, Ohio, where he is professor of Spanish at Kenyon College, and Havana, Cuba.

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