Nery Santos Gómez

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Nery Santos Gómez
Born1967
Caracas, Venezuela
LanguageSpanish
NationalityVenezuela
CitizenshipVenezuela
United States
Alma materUniversidad Católica Andres Bello
Universidad del Sagrado Corazón
Website
hilanderadetramas.wordpress.com/hilandera-de-tramas/

Nery Santos Gómez (Caracas, Venezuela, 1967) is a Venezuelan-American author.

Biography[edit]

Nery Santos Gómez was born in Venezuela on August 21, 1967. She currently holds a degree in Industrial Relations from the Andrés Bello Catholic University (1989) and a master's degree in Literary Creation from the Universidad del Sagrado Corazón in San Juan, Puerto Rico (2016).[1] She has stood out primarily as a result of her stories. [2]

Books published include Hilandera de tramas (2012), Lazareto de Afecciones (2018), and Al borde de la decencia (2018). Other stories have been published in different anthologies internationally. Gómez has participated in the "Palenque" anthology, winner of the 2014 Puerto Rican Pen Club Literature Prize, with her story: "Hacinamiento". [3]

She was a finalist, published in the Bovarismos International Women's Narrative Award 2014 contest in Miami with her story: "Desde mi balcón". Moreover, she was among the winners of the Puerto Rican Writers' Guild "Entre Libros" short story competition in May 2016 and was published with her story: "El mundo entero." Gómez was part of the Board of Directors of the Writers Guild of Puerto Rico in 2013 and 2014. She participated in the Borinquen Writing Project at the Universidad del Sagrado Corazón where she obtained the degree of "Writing Consultant”. She is currently a full member of the Colombian Academy of Letters and Philosophy of Bogotá, Colombia.[4][5][6][7]

Gómez’s most recent book, “Lazareto de afecciones” currently holds three award nominations - Best Collection of Short Stories, Best Latino Fiction Book, and Best Popular Fiction Book - for the International Latino Book Awards, ILBA.[8]

Publications[edit]

Books[edit]

  • Hilandera de tramas, 2012
  • Lazareto de afecciones, 2018
  • Al borde de la decencia, (being edited)

Stories[edit]

  • Las maletas, 2012 (published in Huellas a la mar: Tercera antología internacional de revista Literarte)
  • Hacinamiento, 2013 (published in Palenque: Antología puertorriqueña)
  • Desordenadas palomitas de maíz, 2013 (published in Karmasensual8)
  • Desde mi balcón, 2014 (published in Soñando en Vrindavan y otras historias de ellas)
  • El mundo entero, 2016 (published in Entre libros)
  • De mangos y mujeres divinas, 2018 (published in La antología divina)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tesis de los egresados – Maestría en Creación Literaria – Dr. Luis López Nieves – Ciudad Seva - Luis López Nieves". ciudadseva.com. Retrieved 2018-08-10.
  2. ^ Gomez, Pedro. "Nery Santos Gómez: Venezuelan-American Author".
  3. ^ "Nery Santos Gómez". www.escritores.org (in Spanish). Retrieved 2018-08-09.
  4. ^ "La crisis como desafío literario". Instituto Distrital de las Artes (in Spanish). Retrieved 2018-08-10.
  5. ^ "Realizan Campeonato Mundial de Cuento Corto Oral". El Nuevo Dia (in Spanish). Retrieved 2018-08-10.
  6. ^ "Lazareto de Afecciones". www.escritores.org (in Spanish). Retrieved 2018-08-09.
  7. ^ "Nery Santos Gómez". www.escritores.org (in Spanish). Retrieved 2018-08-09.
  8. ^ "Nery Santos: "Extraño la alegría de mi pueblo"". El Universal (in Spanish). 2019-07-22. Retrieved 2019-07-22.

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