Calle Habana (poems), PhotoStroud, March 2013.
Cubop City Blues (novel), Grove/Atlantic, Inc. June 2012.
The Man Who Wrote on Water (poems), Hanging Loose Press, April 2011.
Poet in New York/Poeta en Nueva York (translation, with Mark Statman), Grove/Atlantic, Inc., January 2008.
The Cigar Roller (novel), Grove/Atlantic, Inc., March 2005; Spanish Ed., Dec. 2005; paperback, March 2006
Points of Balance/Puntos de apoyo (poems), Four Way Books, March 2005
Puntos de apoyo (poems in Spanish), Editorial Betania, April 2002
The Return of Felix Nogara (novel), Persea Books, August 2000; paperback, March 2002
The Floating Island (poems), White Pine Press, September 1999. Arabic Edition, 2008
The Marks of Birth (novel), Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1994; German Ed., 1995; French Ed., 1998; paperback, Persea Books, August 2003
Arching into the Afterlife (poems), Bilingual Review/Press, 1991
Exiled Memories: A Cuban Childhood (memoir), University of Texas Press, 1990; revised paperback edition, Persea Books, March 2002
Everyone Will Have to Listen (translations, with C. Hospital), Linden Lane Press, 1990
Pork Rind and Cuban Songs (poems), Nuclassics and Science, 1975