About the Author
Larry La Fountain was born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He is a writer, scholar, playwright, and performer, with a B.A. from Harvard and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Spanish from Columbia. He is presently an assistant professor at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, specializing in queer Caribbean, Latino/a, and Latin American literary and cultural studies, with a special emphasis on theater and performance. His book Queer Ricans: Cultures and Sexualities in the Diaspora (to be published by the University of Minnesota Press) focuses on Puerto Rican migration and homosexuality.