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Francisco García González

Francisco García González was born in Havana in 1965 and has a degree in history from Havana University. He is a writer, editor, and screenwriter. His short story collections include Juegos permitidos [Games Allowed] (1994), Color local [Local Color] (1999), and ¡Qué quieren las mujeres? [What Do Women Want?] (2003). He has also published a historical essay, Presidio Modelo, temas escondidos [Model Prison, Hidden Agendas] in 2002. His stories have appeared in anthologies in Cuba and in Spain. He won Cuba's Hemingway Short Story Prize in 1999, and has served as editor of the cultural journal Habáname. His articles have appeared in periodicals in Cuba, Mexico, Chile and the U.S.

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