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carlos-rubio-author_01 CARLOS RUBIO ALBET was born in Pinar del Río, Cuba. In 1961 he came to the United States and finished high school in Wilmington, Delaware. His first short story was published while attending Concord College in Athens, West Virginia. His work, in English and Spanish, has appeared in the anthologies 20 Cuentistas Cubanos, Cuban American Writers, Distinct Voices, Narrativa y Libertad and Motu Proprio. In 1989 his novel Quadrivium received the “Nuevo León International Prize for Novels.” He has been twice a finalist in the Letras de Oro literary competition. In 2004 his novel Dead Time received Foreword Magazine’s Book of the Year Award. He recently finished a new novel entitled Forgotten Objects. (Video Review)

 

 

CARLOS RUBIO ALBET nació en Pinar del Río, Cuba. En 1961 emigró a los Estados Unidos donde concluyó sus estudios de bachillerato en Wilmington, Delaware. Su primer cuento salió a la luz mientras cursaba estudios universitarios en Concord College, en Athens, West Virginia. Su obra, en inglés y en español, ha aparecido en las antologías 20 Cuentistas Cubanos, Cuban American Writers, Distinct Voices, Narrativa y Libertad y Motu Proprio. En 1989 su novela Quadrivium obtuvo el “Premio Internacional de Novela Nuevo León”. Ha sido dos veces finalista en el concurso literario Letras de Oro. En 2004 su novela Tiempo Muerto recibió el premio Book of the Year Award de la revista Foreword. Recientemente terminó una nueva novela titulada Forgotten Objects. (Video)

 

Receiving an award for Quadrivium in Mexico City.
Receiving an award for Quadrivium in Mexico City.

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Listen to my radio interview, January 1990 / Entrevista en el radio, Enero 1990. All interviews here
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RECOGNITIONS AND AWARDS

2015 Finalist – Reader’s Favorite Book Awards for Forgotten Objects

2005 Finalist – Secret Memories / Recuerdos Secretos
Foreword Magazine’s Book of the Year Award

2004 Finalist – Independent Publisher Book Award for Multicultural Fiction

2003 Silver Award – Dead Time / Tiempo Muerto
ForeWord Magazine’s Book of the Year Award

1995 Finalist – Pirate’s Alley Faulkner Literary Competition – Novella category

1994 Finalist – Letras de Oro Literary Competition – Novel category

1993 Finalist – Letras de Oro Literary Competition – Novel category

1989 Winner – II Premio Internacional de Novela Nuevo León – QUADRIVIUM

1988 Finalist – I Premio Internacional de Novela Nuevo León – SAGA

1974 2nd Place – Sigma Delta Pi Literary  Competition – XINEF, THE ETERNAL
Short Story Category