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28th annual International Book Fair of Havana, Cuba
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Feb 17, 2019 - 3:25:26 PM

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GREAT BAY, St. Martin - St. Martin’s Lasana M. Sekou was among 57 authors, editors, scholars, translators, and publishers from around the world invited to the 28th annual International Book Fair of Havana, Cuba, February 7-19, 2019. While in Cuba, Sekou was a panelist on “Literary creation, Editorial management, and Cultural policies in Latin America,” according to Iyaimi Palomares, director of the Cuban publisher Arte y Literatura. Topics addressed by the speakers included the interruption of literary production during Uruguay’s last civil-military regime; use of digital technologies for added publishing opportunities in Cuba; and publishing multilingual books in St. Martin to reach wider audiences in the region and beyond. In photo, panelists, L_R: Luis Pereira (editor/journalist, Uruguay), Edel Morales (poet/director of D.M. Loynaz Center of Culture, Cuba), Lasana M. Sekou (author/projects director, House of Nehesi Publishers, St. Martin), and (translator for the panelists/audience) Ana Elena de Arazoza. Havana, Cuba (2-14-19). (© HNP photo)

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