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  • Luis Lorente

    Luis Lorente (b. 1948, Cárdenas) ranks among the foremost Cuban poets of his generation. He has received countless literary awards, the most prominent of which was the Casa de las Américas prize for Esta tarde llegando la noche (2004). He has earned as well two Premios de la Crítica: one for Esta tarde llegando la noche (2006)and another one for Más horrible que yo (2007).

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    Hannah Lowe

    Born to an English mother and a Jamaican-Chinese father, Hannah Lowe is the author of Chick (2013), which won the Michael Murphy Memorial Award for Best First Collection and was shortlisted for the Forward, Aldeburgh, and Seamus Heaney Best First Collection prizes. Her second collection, Chan (2016), is based on her research in migration and mixed-race studies, drawing on the life of Joe Harriott, the Jamaican alto saxophonist who made his name in 1950s London, and Jamaican migrants who traveled from Kingston to Liverpool in 1947 on the SS Ormonde. She has also published a family memoir, Long Time, No See (2015).

  • Yevgeny Lukin

    Yevgeny Lukin is the winner of many literary prizes in Russia, including the prestigious Gumilyov Prize in poetry in 2008.

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    Aleksey Lukyanov

    Aleksey Lukyanov (b. 1976) lives in Solikamsk, a city near Perm, Russia. He has been publishing in Russia since 1998. Two of his stories have appeared in English: “High Pressure” (trans. Marian Schwartz) and “Entwives” (trans. Veronica Muskheli & José Alaniz).

  • Khalid Lyamlahy

    Khalid Lyamlahy is a Postdoctoral Fellow in French and Francophone Studies at the University of Chicago working on North African literature. He holds a PhD from the University of Oxford and an MA in Comparative literature from Sorbonne Nouvelle in Paris. 

  • Mickey Lyons

    Mickey Lyons is a Detroit-based writer.

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