Gabriel Saxton-Ruiz

Gabriel Saxton-Ruiz is the Editor in Chief of Stories From Peru, an online magazine of Peruvian literature in translation into English. He is also Professor of Spanish (Latin American Literature & Culture) at the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, Texas. Before coming to UIW, he was an Associate Professor of Spanish & Latin American Studies and Vice Chair of Humanistic Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. He received his BA in Spanish and French from Virginia Tech, and his MA and PhD in Modern Foreign Languages from the University of Tennessee. His research interests include twentieth and twenty-first century Latin American literature, popular culture studies and representations of violence in various types of cultural productions. He has published Forasteros en tierra extraña (2012), a study on contemporary Peruvian literature and political violence, and co-edited the monograph La narrativa de Jorge Eduardo Benavides: Textos críticos (2018). His scholarly articles and translations have appeared in diverse publications in the UK, USA, Cuba, and Peru including Words Without BordersRevista HiedraPalabras Errantes and Revista Conjunto-Casa de las Américas.

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