About

The Poet, Writer and Film Industry Professional  was born in the District of Marianao, Havana, Cuba on September 9, 1969. He moved to the United States in 2003, and since 2006 has been living in Seattle.

 

Author of the following books and anthologies:

 

Bajo la Luz de Mi Sangre / Under the Light of My Blood (Bilingual Edition), Victoria BC, Canada, 2009

Tierra de Secreta Transparencia, an anthology of poems by Cuban poet Serafina Nuñez, Madrid, Spain, 2004
Notaciones del Inocente, Moguer, Andalucía, Spain, 2003
Antología de la Décima Cósmica de La Habana, México D.F, México, 2003
Poesía Ilustrada, New York, USA, 1992.

His most recent collection of poetry, Habitante Invisible (Invisible Dweller) is yet to be published.


Jorge Enrique's poetry and journalism have been translated into French, Portuguese and English.

He has a Bachelor's Degree in Latin American Literature  from University of Havana (Cuba), and a Master's Degree in Hispanic Literature from Complutense University of Madrid (Spain).

 

For several years, Jorge worked for ICAIC, the Cuban Film Institute in Havana.

 

From 1991 to the present date he has published poetry and prose in magazines, anthologies, newspapers, and virtual editions in Cuba, the United States, Spain, Mexico, Argentina, Chile, France,  and Brazil. His poetry has been read in Cuba, Mexico, France, Spain, and the United States, including at the Miami Book Fair International, Seattle University, South Florida University in Tampa and Book People in Austin, Texas.

 

As an Artistic Promoter he was a sponsor of the Concert in Memoriam of the Spanish Musical Composer Joaquin Rodrigo, Havana, Cuba in November 2002.

 

Jorge Enrique has taught in programs about Cuban Literature and Latin-American Cinema that have been included in the curricula of the University of California, Riverside; the Université d' Orléans, France; and the University of Loyola, Chicago.

 

González Pacheco is the Founder & CEO of the Seattle Latino Film Festival (www.slff.org), a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization.

 

He has received the "Delia Carrera Poetry Prize" in 1996, Cuba. In San Francisco, 2015, he received a “HIPGivers Award” for his literary and entrepreneurial work, an award recognizing the philanthropic contributions of Hispanics in the United States. In  2018, Gonzalez Pacheco has been awarded with one of the City of Seattle Mayor's Arts Awards.

 

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