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Latin American Writers Series: Luis Negrón

Uptown Campus
Jones Hall
Greenleaf Conference Room, 100-A

Featuring Luis Negrón

Ecuadorian writer and Tulane Visiting Scholar Gabriela Alemán interviews Puerto Rican writer Luis Negrón about his life, interests, and influences. Their discussion will be followed by an open Q&A and an informal reception. **This event will be held in Spanish.**

About the Latin American Writers Series

This series brings together Latin America’s most representative creative voices and the editorial entrepreneurs that publish them. By way of interviews conducted by renowned Ecuadorian writer Gabriela Alemán and presentations of various editorial missions, the guests will shed light on a literary world shaped by the contemporary issues of the continent. Moving forward, their conversations will comprise the centerpiece of a digital archive that introduces their ideas to a global audience.

Este serie reúne a los autores más representativos de la escritura continental y los editores que los publican. A través de entrevistas profundas con la reconocida escritora ecuatoriana Gabriela Alemán y presentaciones de proyectos editoriales, los invitados explorarán los vínculos entre el mundo literario y la realidad continental. Sus conversaciones se convertirán después en el eje de un archivo digital que busca llevar estas ideas a un público global.

About the author

Luis Negrón was born in Puerto Rico and is a writer, film critic, and bookseller.  The English translation of his short-story collection Mundo Cruel, a work originally published in Spanish in 2010, won the 2014 Lambda Literary Award. Negrón has also written a brief collection of chronicles, Los tres golpes (2016), and served as the editor of Los otros cuerpos: Antología de temática gay, lésbica, y queer desde Puerto Rico y su diáspora (2007). His film reviews have appeared in periodicals like Boston’s La semana (Boston) and Puerto Rico’s Claridad and El poeta.


Cuban and Caribbean Studies InstituteStone Center for Latin American Studies

For more information contact: the Stone Center for Latin American Studies via email to sclassum@tulane.edu or by phone at 504-865-5164