Angela Hernández Nuñez
|Angela Hernández Nuñez|
May 6, 1954|
Jarabacoa, Dominican Republic
|Education||Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo|
|Notable awards||Dominican National Literary Award: Short Story (1998)|
Núñez was born in Jarabacoa and studied chemical engineering at the Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo. She was the director of the Centro Nacional de Ayuda y Estudio de la Mujer and a member of the Dominican Chapter of Criticism for Latin America. She was an active member of the Circulo de Mujeres Poetas (Circle of Women poets) and a founding member of the Grupo de Mujeres Creadoras (Group of Creative Women).
In 1998 she was awarded the Dominican National Literary Award for her short story, Piedra de Sacrifico.
- Emergencia del silencio (Emerging from silence), essays (1985)
- Tizne y cristal (Dust and crystal), poems (1985)
- Edades del asombro (Ages of amazement), poems (1985)
- De criticos y creadores (Critics and creators), essays (1988)
- Alótropos (Allotropes), stories (1989)
- Masticar una rosa (To chew a rose), stories (1993)
- Arca espejada (Mirrored ark) (1994)
- Telar de rebeldía (Loom of defiance), poems (1998)
- Piedra de sacrificio (Sacrificial stone), stories 1999), won the Premio Nacional de Cuentos
- 1998 Dominican National Literary Award: Short Story for Piedra de Sacrifico
- Tompkins, Cynthia; Foster, David William (2001). Notable Twentieth-century Latin American Women: A Biographical Dictionary. pp. 135–37. ISBN 0313311129.
- DeCosta-Willis, Miriam (2003). Daughters of the Diaspora: Afra-Hispanic Writers. p. 32. ISBN 976637077X.
- Daisy Cocco de Filippis, "Hernández, Ángela (1954-)." Encyclopedia of Caribbean Literature. Ed. D.H. Figueredo. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2006. 382.
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