Carlos Pintado


Photo by David Imagery

Carlos Pintado (b. 1974) is a Cuban American writer, playwright, and poet. The recipient of the Sant Jordi’s International Prize for Poetry for his collection Habitación a oscuras and a finalist for Spain’s Adonais Prize for his collection El azar y los tesoros, in 2014 his collection Nueve monedas was awarded the prestigious Paz Prize for Poetry and was later published in bilingual edition as Nine coins/Nueve monedas by Akashic Books.

  • The cover to Nine Coins / Nueve monedas by Carlos Pintado
    New York. Akashic Books. 2015. 88 pages. The second title to win the Paz Prize for Poetry—presented by the National Poetry Series and The Center at Miami Dade College to a previously unpublished manus...
  • A blue house with snow on the roof and trees.
    Photo by Michael Andrews On her eightieth birthday, a woman waits for a telephone call in this story inspired by Elizabeth Bishop’s “Sonnet.” How can everything change without our realiz...

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