Juanluís Ramos

Juanluís Ramos was born in Bayamón, Puerto Rico, on March 25, 1985. He is the author of the short story books Reyerta TV (Libros AC, Puerto Rico, 2009), for which he won the 2009 National Short Story Prize awarded by the Pen Club of Puerto Rico; and Shadowplay (ICP, Puerto Rico, 2017). In 2017, he received the Premio Nuevas Voces from the Festival de la Palabra. He has published academic and literary works and reviews in local and international magazines. Juanluís is inspired to write by “everyday life; the imaginaries we create; the individual as well as the collective; those experiences that no matter how much we explain them, no one ever believes us.” Receiving this fellowship means for him “support to be able to finish several projects that he has had to interrupt due to the savagery of recent years.”