Writings

Rosa Lowinger has published extensively on matters related to preservation (See Resume in About Me section.)  She also writes frequently about art, culture, preservation, and things Cuban for a broad variety of national print media (see list below).  Under the name San-Suzie she has been a regular contributor to Carolina Miranda's extraordinary art and culture blog, www.c-monster.net and is also the author of Tropicana Nights: The Life and Times of the Legendary Cuban Nightclub (Harcourt, 2005) a critically acclaimed account of Havana's nightclub scene in the era of the Cuban Revolution.  She is featured in the History Channel's 2006 documentary Godfathers of Havana and in numerous editions of Huell Howser's PBS program, California's Gold.

The list below contains most of her non-technical writing.  Please do not hesitate to contact us for more information.

SELECTION OF BOOKS, PLAYS, AND LITERARY ESSAYS

2008            Havana: The All-Night City.  In Cuba: Art and History from 1868 to Today.
                    Montreal Museum of Fine Arts Press: Montreal, Canada.

2008            Piedra Jaimanitas.  In "The Portable Island."   University of Michigan Press, Ann
                    Arbor, MI.                           

2007            The Object as Protagonist: An Interview with Los Carpinteros. 
                    In Conversations on  Sculpture.  Glenn Harper, ed. International Sculpture
                    Center:  Washington, DC. http://www.loscarpinteros.net/english_press/english_sculpture.htm  
          
2007            The Elements of Migration: Reflections on the work of KCHO.  New York:  
                     Marlborough  Gallery.        

2005            Tropicana Nights: The Life and Times of the Legendary Cuban Nightclub. 
                    NY: Harcourt Books.  {Paperback- 2006}                            

2004            Repairing Things.  In Cuba in Mind, Maria Finn, ed. New York: Random House.

2002            The Encanto File.  One-act play produced by The Women's Project and Productions, New York, NY
                    1991; Published 2002 by the Women's Project and Productions.

2000            Off the Bench.  In SPORTS IN AMERICA, Peter Stine, ed.  Ann Arbor: Witness.


SELECTION OF MAGAZINE FEATURES

2008-present            Contributing blogger www.c-monster.net (Several dozen arts and culture posts under
                                  the name SanSuzie.)
2008            “Rosa Lowinger on Cuba Before Castro”  Truthdig.com  October, 2008
                  
2008            “Cutting Cane.” Latino Magazine.  Premier Issue.  April, 2008.

2007            “Tijuana Rising.”  Tu Vida Magazine.  New York: Hearst Publications, March.

2006             “Cuba’s past, future, as seen in buildings.”  Philadelphia Inquirer. 8.16. 2006

2006            “In Biloxi, the Swetman House Rises out of the Rubble.” April, 2006.
                    National Trust for Historic Preservation Online:
                                                                                                                       
2006            “Saving the Schaeffer House .” April, 2006. National Trust for Historic Preservation Online: 
                    http://www.nationaltrust.org/hurricane/swetman.html 
                 
2005            "The Garden of Mistrust:  An Interview with Artist Alexandre Arrechea": 
2001            “Francisco and I:  An Interview with Fernando Rodriguez.”  Sculpture.  Nov, 2001.

2000             “Making Waves—KCHO Makes the Mainstream.” ArtNews. Cover Story, June, 2000.  
                     http://artnews.com/issues/article.asp?art_id=725 

2000            “Peace, Beauty, Butter, Oxtail:  An Interview with Tony Labat.” Sculpture. Sept, 2001.

1997            "Old Havana Reborn.”  Preservation Magazine.  Sept, 1997.