Yoss

Two of Yoss’s science-fiction novels have been translated into English: A Planet for Rent and Super Extra Grande. In 2017 his space opera, Condomnauts, was published in English. Born in Havana in 1969, Yoss is also the lead singer in the heavy-metal band Tenaz.

  • A poster reprints an image of a muscled figure three times with the words "Health for All 2050"
    Illustration by Jen Rickard Blair For “El Negro” Fontanarrosa, for his lawless fat men . . . A 2050 public health campaign goes too far, resulting in allergy-free municipalities, fines for obesity...
  • The cover to Condomnauts by Yoss
    Brooklyn, New York. Restless Books. 2018. 208 pages. Two things happen in Cuban science-fiction writer Yoss’s third novel in English. First, Josué Valdés—once an orphan living in the radioactive waste...

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