SITE Center: Margaret Randall, a reading from Only the Rad/ Solo El Camino: Eight Decades of Cuban

Tuesday, November 15, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Armory for the Arts Theater

1050 Old Pecos Trail, Santa Fe NM 87501

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Covering eight decades and featuring the work of over fifty poets born between 1902 and 1981, Only the Road / Sólo el Camino is the most complete bilingual anthology of Cuban poetry available to an English readership. It is distinguished by its stylistic breadth and the diversity of its contributors, who come from throughout Cuba and its diaspora and include luminaries, lesser known voices, and several Afro‐Cuban and LGTBQ poets. Nearly half of the poets in the collection are women. Only the Road paints a full and dynamic picture of modern Cuban life and poetry, highlighting their unique features and idiosyncrasies, the changes across generations, and the ebbs and flows between repression and freedom following the Revolution. Poet Margaret Randall, who translated each poem, contributes extensive biographical notes for each poet and a historical introduction to twentieth‐century Cuban poetr