Via Locus: Cuban SF writer Angel Arango, 86, died February 19, 2013 in Miami FL. Arango was one of the founding fathers of modern Cuban SF, beginning with landmark debut collection A dónde van los cefalomos? [Where Do the Cephalhoms Go?] (1964). Arango’s other significant works of fiction include collections El planeta negro [The Black Planet] (1966) andRobotomaquia [Robotomachy] (1967), and... Continue Reading →
From the BBC: Blood-spattered, flesh-eating monsters have been roaming the Cuban capital, Havana, in recent months - all part of filming for the country's first zombie movie. Bearing a similar title to Britain's 2004 comedy horror Shaun Of The Dead, Juan Of The Dead's plot is actually closer to the 1984 ghoul classic Ghostbusters. In... Continue Reading →
In an exclusive for the WSNB, Daniel W. Koon reports on science fiction in Cuba! Our [Hu]man in Havana: Reflections from an alien correspondent at a Special Meeting of the Writers’ Workshop Espacio Abierto Daniel W. Koon Based on the author’s notes plus  “II Evento Teórico de Ciencia Ficción y Fantasía Espacio abierto 2010”... Continue Reading →
From the excellent Cuban Science Fiction site - Borrowed Time: Women Cuban Science Fiction Writers - a preface to a new anthology, by Raúl Aguiar.But in the years following 2000, a new wave of Cuban science fiction writers has emerged. Some of them have achieved recognition through the Internet, thanks to the Argentine e-zine, Axxón. This is true... Continue Reading →
Since we're on the subject of Cuban SF, here is Scott Edelman summing up a visit to Cuba with a pictorial on Cuban SF Books, followed by The Faces of Cuban SF.
As pointed out in the comments to the last post, one name missing from the list which it is well worth checking out is Diana Chaviano - check out her wikipedia entry, and her author site, with links to many of her books, in English and Spanish.
An excellent list of Cuban science fiction writers, with authors' photos, bios and publications, and including links to interviews and short fiction in Spanish.