José Alejandro Peña

José Alejandro Peña (HM286F)

Location: Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional
Country: Dominican Republic

N 18° 28.225', W 69° 54.601'

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José Alejandro PeñaNació en el preludio de aquella revolución abrileña en la capital dominicana. Logró su título en Estudios Internacionales y Ciencias Políticas en West Virginia State University, donde también estudió dirección cinematográfica y artes plásticas. En 1986 obtuvo el Premio Nacional de Poesía con su libro El soñado desquite. Dirigió la revista bilingüe de poesía (y editorial) El Salvaje Refinado, que él mismo fundó. Tambien es fundador de Obsidiana Press, una editorial alternativa que publica a escritores hispanos. Entres sus títulos publicados, son dignos de mención: Iniciación final (1984), Pasar de sombra (1989), Estoy frente a ti, niña terrible (1994), Blasfemias de la flauta (1999), Mañana, el paraíso (2001), El fantasma de Broadway Street y otros poemas (2002), Suicidio en el país de las magnolias (2008), Trampantojo...
English translation:
José Alejandro Peña He was born in the prelude to that April Revolution in the Dominican capital (1965). He earned his degree in International Studies and Political Science at West Virginia State University, where he also studied film directing and visual arts. In 1986 he won the National Poetry Prize with his book El soñado requite.



He directed the bilingual poetry magazine (and editorial) El Salvaje Refinado, which he founded. He is also founder of Obsidiana Press, an alternative publisher that publishes Hispanic writers. Among his published titles, his best works include: Final initiation (1984), Passing of the shadow (1989), I am in front of you, terrible girl (1994), Blasphemies of the flute (1999), Tomorrow, Paradise (2001), The Phantom of Broadway Street and Other Poems (2002), Suicide in the Country of Magnolias (2008), Trampantojo ...
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HM NumberHM286F
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Year Placed2017
Placed By20a Feria Internacional del Libro, Santo Domingo
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Date Added Wednesday, June 6th, 2018 at 7:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19Q E 403918 N 2042473
Decimal Degrees18.47041667, -69.91001667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 18° 28.225', W 69° 54.601'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds18° 28' 13.5" N, 69° 54' 36.06" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near Calle César Nicolás Penson, Santo Domingo Distrito Nacional , DO
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