About Ángel Santiesteban
Ángel Santiesteban, born in 1966 in Havana, is Cuba’s literary conscience. For years, he was the most successful author of his generation and was awarded all renowned literary accolades. After he began writing his regime-critical blog, he was repeatedly threatened and finally sentenced to imprisonment. Thanks to the intervention of German Foreign Minister Steinmeier, he is currently out on probation; however, he is not allowed to publish in Cuba.