Ana María Hernández

Professor, Latin American Literature & Culture, LaGuardia Community College, CUNY

Ana María Hernández (Ph.D., New York University) is Professor of Latin American Literature and Culture at LaGuardia Community College, CUNY. She coordinates the Latin American Studies and Spanish translation programs at LaGuardia. Her recent publications include an annotated edition of Fantoches 1926: Folletín Moderno por Once Escritores Cubanos (Stockcero, 2011), and an edition of Cirilo Villaverde’s novel Cecilia Valdés o La Loma del Angel (Stockcero, 2013). She received a Focus Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities in 2003 to explore the “African Roots of Latin Music.” Hernández is a member of the International Association of Scholars of the Fantastic and has been part of the reviewing staff of World Literature Today since 1977.