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Miguel Barnet

Miguel Barnet Lanza is a poet, narrator, essayist and ethnologist. He has investigated different sources of Cuban culture, and he was disciple of Fernando Ortiz. His work Biografia de un cimarron is a classic of Cuban literature. In 2002, The International Book Fair was dedicated to him in recognition of his life and work. He is the founder of UNEAC and is its current President by election. He occupies Armchair B as a member of the Cuban Academy of Language.