Nancy-Bird Nancy Bird (Nancy Bird-Soto) was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico on March 9th, 1975. Her first short-story collection, Sobre la tela de una araña, has been published as an e-book in fall 2011. The e-book showcases twenty stories that venture into the occurrences, thoughts and dreams of a girl/adolescent/woman from San Juan, Puerto Rico at the threshold of the 21st century as experienced in memories, dreams, and unspoken dialogues. Nancy has also published poems in Revista Cayey (2010), a piece entitled, “Crónica de un sueño y su realidad” in the Speaking desde las heridas: Cibertestimonios transfronterizos/Transborder athology edited by Claire Joysmith, and a reflection on 9/11 (ten years after), which can be found by accessing:
She has studied at the University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras, the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She has a PhD in Hispanic Literatures and currently teaches courses on Latin American and US Latino/a authors as Associate Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Amongst her researched authors are : Luisa Capetillo, Carmela Eulate Sanjurjo, Ana Roqué, José Martí, Jesús Colón, Rosario Castellanos, Mayra Santos Febres, Graciela Limón, Josefina López, and more to come.
Her creative project , Aries Point, is well in progress and its preliminary draft is ready to be revised and edited.
My most recent book is Put Together: A Minne-Memoir, published as an ebook by Editorial Trance (New York) in July 2014.