Posts Categorized: PR

Alan Valle

Mauricio Monagas is the pen name for Alan Valle, an English professor at the University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez. Dreams & Deities deals with revolution, obsession, nature, love and philosophy. Dreams & Deities is about a lot of things that I should not publish, but I will, because life without honesty is like a pancake… Read more »

In My Voices

The book, titled “In My Voices”, shows a series of poems that have to do with the idea of the subconscious, unsaid ideas, unfulfilled desires, and monologues. The purpose of each poem is to explore situations which the author can’t control, emotions she doesn’t understand and, at times, let lose of certain inhibitions and dip… Read more »

Wanda Ortiz

Wanda R. Ortiz Hernandez, is a undergraduate student with a double bachelors in General psychology and English Literature. She comes from the small island of Puerto Rico, raised in Lajas and Aguadilla. Comes from a humble farming family with a long history of teachers and artisans. She is an overachieving student who graduated High School… Read more »

Poetry for Publishing

This book started as a way of “letting it all out”. I noticed that whenever I had strong feelings about something/ someone, they came out in a pretty deep way, so I decided to start writing them down in this small, teal notebook. When I was informed about the program, about 2-3 weeks ago I… Read more »

Nikoll Miranda

Currently studying chemical engineering at University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez. Loves to write/read, sing, paint/draw & do sports.


Ephemeral is a story about love that never wanted to be a love story – all at once. It’s the ones that happened, and the ones that didn’t, it’s a yearning for something both concrete and chimeric, it’s burning the poems you never wanted to write to the one you weren’t supposed to want, and… Read more »

Desiree Soltero

Desiree Soltero is a full time student, part time barista, aspiring writer, avid doodler and human being. She is currently working on her English Lit BA, though her interests span a broad field, from freelance illustration to the coffee industry. Her work has been featured on blogging platforms and she plans to work on her… Read more »

These Are Better When You Scream

Poems about girls. Poems about life. Spoken Word poems. Long poems. Poems composed walking down the street with just a pocketful of change and nowhere to go but everywhere. This is my poetry.

Ian Rolón

Ian Rolón is a graduate of the Bachelor of Arts in English Literature program at the University of Puerto Rico: Mayaguez Campus and is currently pursuing a teaching certification to further his studies. Ian is a published writer of poetry, a freelance substitute teacher, and is currently working on far too many novels and projects… Read more »