About the Author
Biography Horacio A. Hernández was born in Sabana de la Mar, Dominican Republic; he holds a M.A. and Ph.D. in Spanish and Latin American literature from the State University of New York at Albany where he was awarded a Teaching Assistanship. He has a Licenciatura in Modern Languages from Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo (UASD), 1987. Before coming to USA, Dr. Hernández worked for ten years as a Spanish language trainer and technical coordinator for the Peace Corps. He also taught for six years at Northfield Mount Hermon Scchool, MA; and seven years in Houghton College, Houghton, NY. Dr. Hernández has been in Montreat College, North Carolina, since 2003 as a professor of Spanish Language and Literature. He is the author of The Incredible Wedding, a novel in Spanish with the title, La boda increíble; this novel is now translated into English with the title, The Incredible Wedding of a Dictator. Dr. Hernández also wrote a book of poetry, Divagaciones Poéticas. He is now working in his second novel, and with a collection of short stories.