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also known as Luis Daniel Carrasquillo Cotto

educator , Literature educator

Daniel Torres, literature educator. Named Book of Year, Pen Club, Puerto Rico, 1990, 2002, 2006. Activitst, board member United Campus Ministry, Athens, Ohio, 1993—2003; Member of Modern Language Association, International Institute Iberoamerican Literature, Latin America Studies Association.

Background

Torres, Daniel was born on March 9, 1961 in Caguas, Puerto Rico. Arrived in the United States, 1984. Son of Vicente Torres and Antonia Rodriguez.

Education

Bachelor in Comparative Literature, University Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, 1984; Master of Arts in Latin America Poetry, State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1986; Doctor of Philosophy in Latin America Baroque, University Cincinnati, 1990.

Career

Teaching assistant State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1984—1986, University Cincinnati, 1986—1988. Instructor Ohio State University, Columbus, 1988—1990. Professor Ohio University, Athens, since 1990.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author Moriras si da una primavera novels. Contributing editor: Cincinnati Roman Languages Review, since 1990, Chasqui: Latin America Review, since 2000, author poetry and criticism.

Membership

Activitst, board member United Campus Ministry, Athens, Ohio, 1993—2003, Member of Modern Language Association, International Institute Iberoamerican Literature, Latin America Studies Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, dance, travel, music, driving.

Connections

father:
Vicente Torres

mother:
Antonia Rodriguez.