Jesús J. Barquet

Jesús J. Barquet (b. 1953, Havana) has published nine books of poetry: from Sin decir el mar (1981) to Los viajes venturosos / Venturous Journeys (2015). He is an award-winning literary critic and anthologist whose most recent work is Todo parecía: poesía cubana contemporánea de temas gays y lésbicos (2015). He has lived in the United States since 1980.

  • An open window with loose white curtains
    i There is no possible house any longer.If there ever wasa first one mentioned,she is now in ruins and does not await returns,or transient guests still confusedwho arrive weary to scrutinize the dust...

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