Adriana Páramo

Adriana Parama bd

Adviser and DoveTales Guest Editor

Adriana Páramo is a cultural anthropologist, writer and women’s rights advocate. She is the author of “Looking for Esperanza,” and “My Mother’s Funeral.” Her essays have appeared in multiple literary magazines and been noted in The Best American Essays of 2012, 2013 and 2014. In 2014, she was named as one of the top ten Latino authors in the USA.

She is an adjunct professor in the low-residency MFA program at Fairfield University and an alumnus of the travel writing workshop of VONA—Voices of Our Nations Arts Foundation—a community of writers of color.

Currently, she writes from the Middle East, where oddly enough, she works as a yoga and zumba instructor.


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Writing for Peace Posts:

Shaking It

The Flaming Cliffs on One’s Heart

Don’t Weaponize My Panties. Please.

Read a Review of My Mother’s Funeral, written by Robert Kostuck


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