Richard Blanco Archive

Matters of the Sea / Cosas del mar and the Gulf between Homes

“Every time I go to Cuba, I spend the first moments after I’m settled walking over to El Malecon and sitting by the sea.”

Review: WRITING HARD STORIES by Melanie Brooks

Sharply written, these intimate and insightful exchanges dispel the myth that perhaps we all, writers or not, have come to believe about our own narratives, our own lives: “The worst story that we can tell ourselves is that we are alone.”