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Soleida Ríos was born in Santiago de Cuba in 1950. She is known as an experimental poet and as anthologist. Among her books, the most important are Poesía infiel (Young Cuban Poets, 1989), El libro roto (1994, 2002), Libro cero (1999), El texto sucio (1999), Fuga. Antología personal (2004), Secadero (2009), Escritos al revés (2009, 2012, National Literary Critics Prize), Aquí pongamos un silencio (2010), Estrías (Nicolás Guillén National Poetry Prize, 2013, 2013), and two books of dreams (1999, 2011). Her is soon to be published.

Soleida writes that she wants "to plant a forest of Cuban poetry, a real forest (one tree for every poet, living or dead) that can give us refuge, another way of breathing."

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