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Small Axe (2016) 20 (3 (51)): 123–137.
Published: 01 November 2016
... conciliatory toward others. Ongoing events in the Cuban Revolution—in particular, the 1980 Mariel boatlift and subsequent efforts by Cuba's youth to abandon the island—provide a framework for understanding why Fernández Retamar revised a position that made him one of the leading critics of Cuba and Latin...
Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 164–174.
Published: 01 March 2016
... identities and histories from Cuban exile Miami, cold war kids Miami, Mariel boatlift Miami, Cuban alternative Miami, Little Haiti Miami, glamorous South Beach Miami, gritty soul Miami, Dirty South Miami. Listen. At the limits of Cuban music in Miami—where today like yesterday is always reinvented...
Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 99–109.
Published: 01 March 2017
... with the revolutionary government. He arrived in the United States in 1980, thanks to the Mariel Boatlift. He is acclaimed today as one of the most representative Cuban writers of his time, and some of his novels and short stories offer a compelling account of his experience as a gay artist in...