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 »

Juan Kuang

An aspiring professor of English, Juan Kuang was born in Ponce, P.R. and has lived on both the island and the continental U.S., which has given him a unique interest in the diaspora. His other interests include linguistics, ESL, digital humanities, and film theory. He is currently interning at Dr. Leonardo Flores’ “I