Judy Bolton-Fasman talks with and about Ruth and her work, from her course on Cuba at the University of Michigan to her new book of poems, Everything I Kept, in an article for JewishBoston, April 2, 2019.
The anthropologist Ruth Behar grew up traumatized by what her parents lost in Fidel Castro’s revolution. Now she is trying to understand what Cuba has become. New York Times, December 4, 2018.
Swan Isle Press has announced the publication of Ruth’s debut book of poetry, Everything I Kept / Todo lo que guardé, in a bilingual Spanish and English edition with illustrations by Cuban artist and poet Rolando Estévez.