ORLANDO LUIS PARDO LAZO

Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo he began work as a free-lance writer, photographer and dissident blogger in 2000. In 2010, he founded the independent opinion and literary e-zine Voces, which is Cuba’s first digital magazine. The magazine is produced in PDF format and copies circulate in Cuba on CDs, flash drives, the domestic network known as the “intranet” and through photocopied paper editions. Pardo Lazo also produces the blog, Boring Home Utopics, which describes itself as “the Collective Memories from a Unique Man in the Brave New Zoociety”. He is the author of Boring Home, awarded the Czech literary award Novelas de Gaveta (“Romány ze šuplíku”, Franz Kafka prize). He currently works as a contributing columnist for Sampsonia Way magazine.

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