Francisco Laguna Correa

Francisco Laguna Correa
Headshot of Francisco Laguna-Correa.jpg
At High Point University
Born (1982-09-20)September 20, 1982
Mexico City, Mexico
Occupation Short fictions writer, editor, essayist, college professor
Alma mater UNAM (B.A.)
Autonomous University of Madrid (M.A.)
UNC-Chapel Hill (Ph.D.)
University of Pittsburgh (M.F.A.)
Genre Literary fiction, non-fiction
Literary movement Postmodern literature, Post-postmodernism, hysterical realism, Bilingual literature and translingual narratives
Notable works
  • '’Crush Me/Ría Braval'’ (2016)
  • '’Happy Endings: Flash-fictions'’ (2012)

Francisco Laguna Correa is a Chicano-Mexican writer and editor, born in Mexico City, who resides in the United States.[1][2] He is the author of the book of flash fictions Finales felices (2012), which was awarded the 2012 National Literary Prize of the North American Academy of the Spanish Language (ANLE), an institution based in New York City.[3][4][5] His book of prose poems Crush Me: Ría Brava (a broken novel) was awarded the International Poetry Prize "Desiderio Macías Silva" of the Autonomous University of Aguascalientes in 2013.[6]

Education[edit]

He graduated with a double BA in Hispanic Studies and Liberal Studies at the UNAM and Portland State University, he also holds two master's degrees, one in Immigration and another in Hispanic Philosophy, both from the Autonomous University of Madrid.[7] He holds a Ph.D. in Hispanic Cultural Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.[8] He was the recipient in 2014 of the K. Leroy Irvis Fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh to join the Creative Writing program and teach undergraduate clases of Critical Thinking and Writing in English.

Literary Awards[edit]

(2012) National Literary Prize of the North American Academy of the Spanish Language (ANLE) in the United States

(2013) International Poetry Prize Desiderio Macías Silva in Mexico

Published work[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Website of the North American Academy of the Spanish Language. "Francisco Laguna Correa gana segundo certamen literario de la Academia Norteamericana de la Lengua Española". Retrieved 4 October 2012. 
  2. ^ Laguna-Correa, Francisco (2011). Crítica literaria y otros cuentos. USA: Editorial Paroxismo. p. 98. ISBN 0615520669. 
  3. ^ Website of the North American Academy of the Spanish Language. "Francisco Laguna Correa gana segundo certamen literario de la Academia Norteamericana de la Lengua Española". Retrieved 4 October 2012. 
  4. ^ "Blog de Manuel Garrido Palacios" (in Spanish). Retrieved 4 October 2012. 
  5. ^ Website of the newspaper El Universal. "Francisco Laguna Correa gana premio de la ANLE" (in Spanish). Retrieved 23 October 2012. 
  6. ^ Website of the newspaper La Jornada-Aguscalientes http://www.lja.mx/2013/09/inauguran-el-tercer-festival-de-las-artes-de-la-uaa/. Retrieved 28 September 2013.
  7. ^ Website of the El Cuento en Red, Revista Electrónica de Estudios sobre la Ficción Breve. "Interview with Francisco Laguna Correa (in Spanish)" (PDF). 
  8. ^ Website of the North American Academy of the Spanish Language. "Francisco Laguna Correa gana segundo certamen literario de la Academia Norteamericana de la Lengua Española". Retrieved 4 October 2012.