Vega, Ana Lydia

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VEGA, Ana Lydia

VEGA, Ana Lydia. Also writes as Talía Cuervo. American, b. 1946. Genres: Novels, Essays. Career: Writer, c. 1981-. University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico, professor of French and Francophone literature; El Nuevo Dia (newspaper), San Juan, Puerto Rico, columnist. Publications: (with C.L. Filippi, R.H. Torres, and R. Villanua) Le français vécu, 1981; (as Talía Cuervo, with L. Filippi writing as Scaldada) Vírgenes y mártires (title means: Virgins and Martyrs), 1982; Encancaranublado y otros cuentos de naufragio (title means: Cloud Cover and Other Stories of Shipwrecks), 1983; Pasión de historia y otras historias de pasión (title means: Passion for History and Other Tales of Passion), 1987; (with others) El tramo ancla: ensayos puertorriqueños de hoy, 2 vol, 1988; Falsas crónicas del sur (short stories and novella; title means: False Chronicles of the South), 1991; Cuentos calientes (collection), 1992; True and False Romances (collection of stories), trans. by A. Hurley, 1994; Esperando a Loló y otros delirios de generación (essays; title means: Waiting for Lolo and Other Generational Delusions), 1994. Contributor to anthologies and periodicals. Vega's works have been translated into many languages, including English, Italian, German, French, and Japanese. Address: Department of French, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, PR, U.S.A.