Nocturno y otros desamparos

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Terranova Editores, 2007 - Fiction - 125 pages
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Nocturno y otros desamparos is a collection of short stories in which the author explores the sexuality, the nightlife, love, the personal anxieties, diseases, the body, and of course, loneliness and abandonment of its main characters. Written in simple language, these short stories talk about the universal human condition, where being a man or woman is only accidental.

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Moises Agosto-Rosario. San Juan, Puerto Rico, 1965. Narrator, poet and a longtime treatment advocate and educator for people living with HIV and AIDS. His poems and stories have been published in several literary magazines and anthologies in Puerto Rico, USA and Latin America. He has published Poemas de la logica inmune (1991) Poesia de Puerto Rico:Cinco decadas (1950-2000), Poesia el Mundo (1950-2000), Mapa Callejero: Cronicas sobre lo gay desde America latina, (Argentina 2010), and Cartografias Queer (2010). In 2007 he made his debut as narrator with his short story collection Nocturno y otros desamparos (Terranova Editores) and his work was included in the short stories anthology and En el ojo del huracan (Puerto Rico, 2011). As an educator and activist Agosto-Rosario has served on numerous community, industry, and government advisory boards, including the Health and Human Services National Task Force on AIDS Drug Development; the board of the Forum for Collaborative AIDS Research; and the ACTG Community Constituency Group, the Ad Hoc Minority Research Group of the Office of AIDS Research Advisory Council and the Research Advisory Committee of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, among others.

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