Elaine Vilar Madruga


Elaine Vilar Madruga is a Cuban poet, fiction writer, and playwright whose work has appeared in numerous literary journals and anthologies around the globe. She has authored more than thirty books, most recently Los años del silencio (2019). Translated by Toshiya Kamei, Elaine’s short stories and poems have appeared in venues such as Bitter Oleander, the Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, and Star*Line.

  • Elaine Vilar Madruga
    Photo: Havana, Cuba by Tiago Claro / Unsplash In this work of creative nonfiction from Cuba, plague is something common shared with those who lived in Thebes. I carefully open a pregnancy te…