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Sergio Andricaín
Born 1956
Havana, Cuba
Occupation Journalist, author of children's books, publisher
Nationality Cuban
Genre Children's literature

Sergio Andricaín is a Cuban journalist, literary scholar, publisher, and author of children's books.


Sergio Andricaín was born in Havana, Cuba, in 1956. He is a journalist, literary scholar, publisher, and writer. He studied sociology at the University of Havana and in Costa Rica. He was a researcher at the Juan Marinello Cultural Center in Cuba and served in 1991 as a consultant for the National Reading Program in Costa Rica.

During the 1990s, he was an editor of the UNESCO publications Colección biblioteca del promotor de lectura (1993) and Niños y niñas del maíz (1995), and of the children's magazine for Colombia's Fundación Nacional Batuta for Youth and Children Symphonic Orchestras. As a writer, he has worked for several newspapers and magazines in Cuba, Costa Rica, Colombia, Spain, and the United States.

With Antonio Orlando Rodríguez, he created Fundación Cuatrogatos, a nonprofit that promotes Spanish-language reading, cultural, and educational projects in Miami, Florida, where he currently resides.

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