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Dick Cluster

Dick Cluster

Biography

Dick Cluster is the author of the novels Return to SenderRepulse Monkey, andObligations of the Bone as well as (with Rafael Hernández) History of Havana, a social history of the Cuban capital. He has translated a wide range of contemporary Cuban fiction writers including Raúl Águiar, Aida Bahr, Josefina de Diego, Pedro de Jesús, Mylene Fernández, Leonardo Padura, Abel Prieto, and Mirta Yáñez, as well as writing from Mexico, South America, and Spain.

Cluster is an old hand at translation and has worked with many authors to render their literary expression into comparable works of art in English. You can get into his head by reading the following interview with one of his authors--Mylene Fernández Pintado, or by listening to the podcasts of their event at City Lights Bookstore in San Francisco.

Interview part I; Interview part II; Podcast I--conversation/interview; Podcast II--the reading at City Lights and intro and q&a

Biografía

Las obras originales de Dick Cluster incluyen las novelas Return to SenderRepulse Monkey, y Obligations of the Bone además de una historia social de la capital cubana, History of Havana (con Rafael Hernández). Ha traducido a una amplia muestra de narradores cubanos contemporáneas, de los cuales se destacan Raúl Águiar, Aida Bahr, Josefina de Diego, Pedro de Jesús, Mylene Fernández, Leonardo Padura, Abel Prieto, y Mirta Yáñez, y a escritores además de México, Sudamérica, e España.

Dick Cluster