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Nancy Mercado

Nancy Mercado, American writer, educator. Recipient Clifford D. Clark Special Research award, Binghamton University, 2003; grantee, New Jersey State Council Arts, 1989-1997; Clifford D. Clark fellow, Binghamton University, since 2001.


  • Mercado, Nancy was born on December 12, 1959 in Atlantic City.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Rutgers University, 1982. Master of Arts, New York University, 1989. Doctor of Philosophy, Binghamton University State University of New York, 2004.


    • Artistic director The Young Life Theatre Group P.R.O.C.E.E.D., Inc., 1987—1997, founding director The Lola Rodríguez de Tió Cultural Institute, 1995—1997. Faculty member Boricua College, New York City, since 1997. Presenter in field.


    • Author: It Concerns the Madness, 2000. Contributor poems to magazines and books. Producer(writer, director): (plays) Palm Trees In the Snow, 1989, (writer) Chillin', 1990, (writer, director) Forever Earth, 1991, It Is I: Stay Alive, 1992, Planet Earth, 1993, Alicia in Projectland, 1994, (director) Let There Be Children, 1995, (writer, director) Away, 1996.

      Contributor articles to professional publications.


    • D. Salomon and Maria Mercado.
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    Born December 12, 1959
    (age 58)
    • 1982
      Rutgers University
    • 1989
      New York University
    • 2004
      Binghamton University State University of New York
    • 1987 - 1997
      Artist, ic director The Young Life Theatre Group P.R.O.C.E.E.D.
    • 1997
      faculty member, Boricua College