Antonio Garcia-Lozada

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The bilingual book (Spanish/English) “The forgotten history: Bernardo de Gálvez and the independence of the United States” (Exlibric, 2022) by the professor of Spanish-American and Caribbean literature, Antonio García Lozada, was presented in Centro Cultural Barco de Papel on June … Continued

Encounters and departures

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A love letter to Jackson Heights – By Diana Bejarano and Luis Henao Uribe In the event Encounters and departures visual artist Diana Bejarano and writer Luis Henao Uribe presented a “facsimile” that combines portraits and texts of Jackson Heights. … Continued

Gloria Arredondo

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Mexican-American writer Gloria Arredondo presented her most recent book Fases Lunares de Glo (Moon Phases of Glo). She said her most recent book is a kind of farewell to a cycle of her life. “After my failed marriage I had to discover … Continued

Rafael Urrea

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Official launch of the book El Kaleidoscopio de Venus, Poemas de Tránsfer Cinema by Colombian poet and screenwriter Rafael Urrea. His work is a book made up of poems and personal visions of the author, a journey through the American … Continued

Huascar Robles

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Barco de Papel presented the work of Puerto Rican photographer and journalist Huáscar Robles, with a special intervention by journalists Ileán Pérez Cruz and Carmen Graciela Díaz. The author analyzed the challenges Haiti and Puerto Rico faced after natural tragedies. … Continued

Diego Cristian Saldana

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Centro Cultural Barco de Papel presented the wining work or the National Young Novel Award “José Revueltas” (Mexico 2019) by the musician and writer Diego Cristian Saldaña (1990) in New York on January 15 2020. Tiene la noche un árbol, … Continued

Fernando Morote (Pe)

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 “Centro Cultural Barco de Papel” presented on April 9, 2016 the latest literary production by Peruvian author Fernando Morote, titled, “La Cocina del Infierno (Hell’s kitchen). The book took its name from a New York neighborhood where poor immigrants in the past … Continued

Omar Iloy Colon (PR)

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Puerto Rican artist and poet Omar Iloy Colon presented his poems at Barco de Papel in a show that blended rhyme, rhythm and performance. The event called “Spoken Word” was swarmed by local young poets attracted by the growing positive feedback that … Continued

Irma Aguilera (PR)

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Centro Cultural Barco de Papel presented Puerto Rican author, Irma Aguilera, who with her book “El final de mi otoño (The end of my autumn)” wherein a number of inspired stories, be they anecdotes, music and poetry were gathered together in a … Continued

Marielis Acevedo Irizarry (PR)

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In a standing room only event, Centro Cultural Barco de Papel hosted an overwhelming show of support for the launching of a promising young poet’s first collection of poems. The evening was an intense whirlwind of piercing words of Marielis Acevedo … Continued