Pedro F. Báez

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Gender MALE
Occupation Una batalla cubana contra los demonios
Location La Habana, Cuba, Los Ángeles, Estados Unidos
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Introduction Nacido en La Habana, Cuba, el 3 de diciembre de 1960. Emigra a Estados Unidos en 1980, a través del éxodo masivo de Mariel. Ganador de numerosos concursos de poesía, literatura y ensayo en Cuba y Estados Unidos. Publica su primer poemario, "Insomnia" en 1988, con gran acogida por parte de la crítica especializada y el público. Considerado por críticos y expertos como uno de los poetas fundamentales y representativos de la llamada Generación del Mariel junto a Reinaldo Arenas, Jesús J. Barquet, Rafael Bordao, Roberto Valero y otros.
Interests Reading, writing, creating, exploring, learning, teaching, cooking, baking, martinis, gardening, sowing, nature, outerspace, innerspace, aliens, UFO, ancient cultures, strategy games
Favorite Movies Asterisk and Cleopatra, Sleeping Beauty, all the Phantomas films, The Dawns Here are Quiet, The Umbrellas of Cherbourg, Elpidio Valdés, The Survivors (the Cuban one), Metello, Nini Tirabuscio, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Dune, Steel Magnolias, Schindler's List, The Rape of Europa, Au Revoir, Les Infants, The Man Facing Southeast, Las Noches de Constantinopla, The Fifth Element, Live and Become, The Godfather (all three), The Color Purple, Sunset Boulevard, All About Eve, Whatever Happened to Baby Jane; Hush, hush, sweet Charlotte, The Women (original), To Kill a Mockingbird, Mommie Dearest, Don't Tempt Me, LIke Water for Chocolate, Strawberry and Chocolate, A man of success, Amada, La Bella del Alhambra, Papeles Secundarios, La vida es Silbar, Suite Habana, Death Becomes Her, The Lion in Winter (both KH and GC versions), The Devil Wears Prada, Julia & Julie...
Favorite Music Anything BUT música norteña (music from the North of Mexico).
Favorite Books Too many to mention. Love anything by Martí, Balzac, Zolá, Galdós, Paz, Fuentes, García Márquez, Benedetti, Twain, Tolstoi, Bassani, Dreiser, Gogol, Pushkin, Lorca, Valery, Mallarmé, Guillén, Poe, T.S. Elliot, Cortázar, Carpentier...