Luis Negrón

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Luis Negrón
Born 1970
Guayama, Puerto Rico
Occupation short stories
Nationality Puerto Rican
Period 2000s-present
Notable works Mundo Cruel

Luis Negrón (born 1970 in Guayama, Puerto Rico) is a Puerto Rican writer.

His debut short story collection, Mundo Cruel, was published in 2010 and has seen five printings in Spanish. The stories in the book focus on gay life in Santurce, a barrio in San Juan.[1] An English translation by Suzanne Jill Levine was published by Seven Stories Press in 2013,[2] and won the Lambda Literary Award for Gay Fiction at the 26th Lambda Literary Awards in 2014.[3]

He was also coeditor, with David Caleb Acevedo and Moisés Agosto, of Los otros cuerpos, an anthology of writing by LGBT Puerto Ricans.[4]


  • Los otros cuerpos: Antología de temática gay, lésbica y queer desde Puerto Rico y su diáspora. (2007, ISBN 0-9773612-8-4)
  • Mundo Cruel (2010, ISBN 978-1596087798)
  • Mundo Cruel, English translation (2013, ISBN 978-1609804183) [5]
  • Los Tres Golpes, (2016, ISBN 978-0865817081)