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By Yoss,David Frye

The so much profitable and arguable Cuban technology Fiction author of all time, Yoss (aka José Miguel Sánchez Gómez) is understood for his acerbic pictures of the island lower than Communism. In his bestselling A Planet for Rent, Yoss will pay homage to Ray Bradbury’s The Martian Chronicles and 334 via Thomas M. Disch. A critique of Cuba within the nineties, after the autumn of the Soviet Union and the dissolution of the Warsaw Pact, A Planet for Rent marks the debut in English of an astonishingly courageous and ingenious Latin American voice.

Praise for Yoss

“One of the main prestigious technology fiction authors of the island.”
On Cuba Magazine

"A proficient and bold writer."
—David Iaconangelo

"José Miguel Sánchez [Yoss] is Cuba’s such a lot embellished technological know-how fiction writer, who has cultivated the main status for this style within the mainstream, and the one individual of all of the Island’s citizens who lives via his pen.”
Cuenta Regresiva

Born José Miguel Sánchez Gómez, Yoss assumed his pen identify in 1988, whilst he gained the Premio David Award within the technology fiction type for Timshel. with his atypical pseudonym, the author's aesthetic of an impentinent rocker has allowed him to face out among his fellow Cuban writers. incomes a level in Biology in 1991, he went directly to graduate from the 1st ever direction on Narrative strategies on the Onelio Jorge Cardoso heart of Literary education, within the 12 months 1999. this present day, Yoss writes either real looking and technological know-how fiction works. along those novels, the writer produces essays, compliment for, and compilations, and actively promotes the Cuban technology fiction literary workshops, Espiral and Espacio Abierto.

When he isn’t translating, David Frye teaches Latin American tradition and society on the collage of Michigan. Translations contain First New Chronicle and Good Government via Guaman Poma de Ayala (Peru, 1615); The Mangy Parrot by means of José Joaquín Fernandez de Lizardi (Mexico, 1816), for which he bought a countrywide Endowment for the humanities Fellowship; Writing throughout Cultures: Narrative Transculturation in Latin America via Ángel Rama (Uruguay, 1982), and several other Cuban and Spanish novels and poems.

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