Winter With the Writers

Ricardo Pau-Llosa

Cuban-American poet, art critic, and author of short fiction


Ricardo Pau-Llosa: Reading, On-stage Interview, and Signing

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Winter With the Writers welcomed Ricardo Pau-Llosa to Rollins on February 20, 2013.

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Ricardo Pau-Llosa has published six books of poetry, the last four with Carnegie Mellon University Press. Among these titles are: Parable Hunter, Cuba, Vereda Tropical, and The Mastery Impulse.

As an art critic, he has been publishing essays and articles in numerous international journals, exhibition catalogues, and books. He has also curated various exhibitions, served on international art juries, and lectured widely. His primary area of focus has been Latin American art of the last hundred years.

In the fall of 2010 the Snite Museum of Art at the University of Notre Dame featured a major exhibition, Parallel Currents: Highlights of the Ricardo Pau-Llosa Collection of Latin American Art, and published a book that analyzes the connection between the diverse aspects of Pau-Llosa’s life as a poet, collector, critic/curator, and thinker.