BRASCHI, Giannina. American (born Puerto Rico), b. 1953. Genres: Poetry, Humor/Satire, Novellas/Short stories, Cultural/Ethnic topics, Women's studies and issues. Career: Writer. Gives bilingual readings from her works. Publications: Asalto al Tiempo (poems), 1981; La Poesia de Becquer (criticism), 1982; La Comedia Profana (poems), 1985; El Imperio de los Suenos (poems and a novella), 1988, rev. ed., 2000, trans. as Empire of Dreams, 1994; Yo-Yo Boing! (bilingual novel), 1998. Address: c/o Publicity Department, Yale University Press, PO Box 209040, New Haven, CT 06520-9040, U.S.A.