Jesús Cos Causse
Jesús Cos Causse was an Afro-Cuban poet, playwright, and journalist born in Santiago de Cuba. During his lifetime, he was the vice president of the Unión Nacional de Escritores y Artistas de Cuba, as well as the president of the Taller Internácional de Poesía, which takes place during the Festival del Caribe in Santiago de Cuba. He authored many collections of poetry, including Balada de un tambor y otros poemas (Ediciones UNEAC, 1987), winner of the Julian del Casal prize. He died on August 23, 2007.