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Vicente Marcos Lopez Abad

Expertise: Spanish & English

Bio: Born in Valencia in 1983, I’m a bilingual writer, Fulbright grantee and PhD student of Spanish literature at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, with a minor in Creative Writing. I’m a graduate of the MSc in Comparative & General Literature at the University of Edinburgh and received an M.A. in Journalism from the Universidad Cardenal Herrera CEU. My research interests are comparative literature, translation and contemporary Latin American literature, with a focus in Argentinean literature, theatre and the short-story form. My poetry has appeared in Turia, Magazine Siglo XXI, PEN International Magazine, Vulture Magazine, Mobius: Journal for Social Change and Movimiento Paroxista.

Publications: Poetry selection, Magazine Siglo XXI (2007-2008) Poetry selection, Turia (Feb. 2008) "Qué es una amapola", PEN International Magazine (2009) Poetry selection, Vulture Magazine (Sep. 2010) "Olvide", "Iniciático", Movimiento Paroxista (2011) "A Ration of America", Journal for Social Change (2011) "El fantasma de Cowgate", Turia, (Oct. 2011)

Education: - B.A. Journalism, Universidad Cardenal Herrera CEU, (Spain) - MSc. Comparative & General Literature, University of Edinburgh (Scotland) - PhD in Spanish Literature (in progress), University of Wisconsin-Madison (USA)

Awards: - Hermes Seminar (Global Studies Wisconsin-Madison), Amsterdam (June 10-15 2012) - Nave Short-term Field Research Grant (LACIS), Buenos Aires (June 2011 - July 2011) - Fulbright Award for Postgraduate study in USA (Sept 2009 - June 2011)

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