Fernando Valerio-Holguin

Fernando Valerio-Holguín is a Dominican poet and John N. Stern Distinguished Professor of Latin American Literature at Colorado State University. He has been invited to lecture and read poetry at universities and institutions such as the Smithsonian Institution, the University of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, University of Antwerp, Harvard University\, and the Library of Congress, among others. He has published extensively on Latin American popular music, cinema, gastronomy and culture, and literature. He is the author of Silence of Amethysts and Post-Modern Banality: Essays on Latin American Cultural Identity.

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