Waldo Leyva(Remates de Ariosa, Villa Clara, Cuba, 1943) is a Cuban writer, journalist and poet. He is the author of the following books of poetry: De la ciudad y los héroes (1974), Desde el Este de Angola (1976), Con mucha piel de gente (1983), El polvo de los caminos (1984), El rasguño de la piedra (1995), Breve antología del tiempo (2008), Asonancia del tiempo (2009), El rumbo de los días (awarded the 10th Casa de América Prize for American Poetry in 2010), and the anthology Cuando el cristal no reproduce el rostro (recipient of the Victor Valera Mora International Poetry Prize of Venezuela in 2012). He has offered courses on Esthetics and Cuban and Hispano-American Literature. He has directed various poetry reviews, among them Del Caribe and Letras cubanas. His works have been translated into Arabic, Bulgarian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian and Serbo-Croatian.
Waldo Leyva was born in Remates de Ariosa, Villa Clara, Cuba, in 1943. He belongs to a generation of poets who have attempted to popularize poetry with a conversational tone and who have defended its inevitable connection to other artistic manifestations, especially music and painting. He is one of the most brilliant authors of the last three decades in...Stock available