Fina García Marruz

Fina García Marruz’s many books include Las Miradas Perdidas (The Lost Glances), Visitaciones (Visitations), and Habana del Centro (Central Havana). A founding member of the Origenes group, and its only female member, she is widely considered to Cuba’s most important living poet.


Lights like Poets by Fina García Marruz, translated by Katherine M. Hedeen and Janet McAdams

    The evening empties, inexplicably. Places no longer receive us, toss us out, to the elements. There’s cold and wind. Sounds linger, trembling in the air, don’t know to disappear. And then a poet the usual one, somewhere, takes a blank sheet of paper, totals up the void (consoled […]