Puerto Rican author Charlie Vázquez is a Bronx native and director of the Bronx Writers Center. He’s published two novels, several short stories, and poetry, as well as having edited two anthologies of Latino literature: The Best of PANIC! (Fire King, 2010), which was based on his breakthrough East Village reading series (2008-2011,) and From Macho to Mariposa (Lethe, 2011) with author and cultural producer Charles Rice-González.
He is the former New York City coordinator for Puerto Rico’s “Festival de la Palabra” and is finishing a new short story collection and novel based on paranormal and terror themes, set in different locales in Puerto Rico. He can be contacted at firekingpress AT yahoo.com for consultations and speaking events.