Mercedes Lucero

Graduate Teaching Assistant
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Research areas: Creative writing, fiction, magical realism, surrealism, 20th century and contemporary American literature, Latin American literature, ethnic and cultural studies

Selected Awards & Honors

Winner of the 2017 Langston Hughes Award for poetry.


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