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About el autor


Elidio La Torre Lagares

He holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Texas-El Paso. La Torre Lagares has published several books of poetry in Spanish, including Vicios de construcción (2018) and Ensayo del vuelo (2012).


The Puerto Rico Pen Club has awarded his short story collection, Septiembre (Cultural, 2000), as well as his novels Historia de un dios pequeño (Plaza Mayor, 2001), and Gracia (Oveja Negra, 2004).


In 2019, the University Press of Kentucky selected Wonderful Wasteland and other natural disasters as part of the New Voices Series. The author currently works in several projects, including the publication of his MFA work, a novel titled The Gravity of Loss.


La Torre Lagares currently is an Associate Professor at the University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras Campus.

Elidio La Torre Lagares

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