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Carlos Pintado

Carlos Pintado is a Cuban American writer, playwright, and award-winning poet who immigrated to the United States in the early 1990s. His book Autorretrato en azul received the prestigious Sant Jordi International Prize for Poetry, and his book El azar y los tesoros was a finalist for Spain’s Adonais Prize in 2008. His work has been translated into English, Italian, German, French, Turkish, Portuguese, and Italian. His latest collection of poetry, Nine Coins/Nueve monedas, was selected for the The National Poetry Series by United States' inaugural poet, Richard Blanco, and published in a bilingual edition by Akashic Books.