Meet Carlos Delgado

Carlos Delgado Alemán is a Cuban American writer, painter, illustrator, book cover designer, digital product artist/prototyper and web designer.


An early e-book draft of this novel entitled As Happy As Ling was a finalist in the 2012 International Latino Book Awards.

In 2013, the release in paperback of Happy That It’s Not True was named one of the best novels of the year by the Latina Book Club. He was a judge in the 2014 National Association of Hispanic Publications’ José Martí Awards.

He recently published a retrospective art book entitled The Dark Chocolate Art of C. D. Aleman featuring his paintings and kokeshi dolls along with his personal story.


In the book, Aleman introduces the term Dark Chocolate as a way to perceive the arts as well as the journey of discovery. He was featured on WPBT’s (PBS) Art Loft in April 2016. His work is available online at Saatchi Art and he exhibits in South Florida galleries.

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