Lisette Poole is a Cuban-American journalist based in Havana, and fluent in Spanish & English.

Her first book, La paloma y la ley, based on two women's journey from Cuba to the United States, will be released with Red Hook Editions this Fall. 

She is a fellow of the Carey Institute for Global Good Non-Fiction program and a recipient of an Adelante grant from the International Women’s Media Foundation, who funded her work on human smuggling in Central and South America. In 2018, she was a presenter at the Annenberg Space for Photography’s “Cuba Is” exhibition.

Regular clients include Time Magazine, The New York Times, The California Sunday Magazine, Smithsonian, The Atlantic  & The Washington Post. 

She is available for assignments in Latin America, the Caribbean & worldwide.


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