Ediciones UNE announces that Aurea María Sotomayor Miletti’s most recent book, Entre objetos perdidos. Un siglo de poesía puertorriqueña [Among lost objects. A century of Puerto Rican poetry (2017)] is now available in bookstores such as Libros AC and Librería Laberinto. There will be a book launch on December 14, 2018, at 7:00pm at Libros AC, with the author, and the participation of Érika Fontánez Torres and Juan Gelpí.
Aurea María Sotomayor joined the University of Pittsburgh in 2011, after a long career as a professor in the University of Puerto Rico. She is Professor in the Department of Hispanic Languages and Literature, the Program of Gender and Women Studies, and Cultural Studies in the University of Pittsburgh. She is one of the most prolific poetic voices from the 70’s Promotion in Puerto Rico and her work has been included in many anthologies in Latin America and her own country. As a poet, she has published the books Sitios de la memoria, La gula de la tinta, Rizoma, Diseño del ala, Cuerpo nuestro and Artes poéticas, among others. She was also co-founder of the cultural, literary and post-modern theory oriented journals Postdata, Nómada and Hotel Abismo in Puerto Rico.