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Adventures of a Newly Published Author

From Philly to Havana, via London, we’re all connected

Photo of the author by Deborah Jaffe

A mid-morning cycle ride to a few East London’s independent bookshops today had me feeling like an early noughties Jill Scott. Replacing “Who is Jill Scott?” for “Who is Mario López-Goicoechea?” of course. And whilst Jilly from Philly gave us a funky, soulful jaunt…




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Mario López-Goicoechea

Mario López-Goicoechea

London-based, Cuban writer. Author of “Cuban, Immigrant, and Londoner”

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