Santiago’s short stories have appeared in Zyzzyva among other notable literary magazines and he’s been named a PEN Emerging Voices Rosenthal Fellow.
Santiago is the force behind the Idyllwild Author Series at INK Bookstore in Idyllwild, California. Visit his website for more info.
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Santiago was born in Cuba.
I had the good fortune to visit that beleaguered land in December 2003.
Some of my photos from that trip augment the interview and Eduardo's comments on the land, its folk and Fidel Castro.
|Cuba aerial view|
|Cubans outside the airport, awaiting arrivals|
|Wedding in Sancti Spiritus|
|Dancers in the street|
|Inhabited apartment building in Havana|