Category Archives: Readings

Event at the Toronto Public Library


I’ll discuss my writing and how I left Cuba to seek creative freedom and to flee repression on Wednesday, April 3, from 7 pm to 8 pm. Learn more on the Library’s website. I look forward to seeing you there.  

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New Book Announcement


José will read a passage from his new novel and answer questions at: Guildwood Library in Scarborough on September 7 at 2 p.m., and Leaside Library on September 18 at 7 p.m.

Reading from New Novel


I will be reading from my latest, still unpublished thriller “Riders of Land and Tide,” at Bloor/Gladstone Toronto Library, 1101 Bloor St. West, at 7 p.m. on May 26. A Q&A period will follow.   I’m looking forward to seeing you there!

Harbord Collegiate


At some point in adulthood everyone grasps the full meaning of the expression “generation gap.” I partially got it when my kids were teenagers. Communism made Cuba different in many ways. For example, only an insignificant minority of privileged people had video games, cell phones, portable music players and other gadgets that entertain the majority […]

New Events


Two news events have been added.  Please refer to the Events page.

Upcoming Q&A


On July 6, at 1 p.m., I will talk with readers and respond to your questions at Taylor Public Library, located at 1440 Kingston Road, Toronto.