Vanessa K. Valdés

Book Review Editor, sx salon

Vanessa K. Valdés is Book Review Editor of sx salon. An Associate Professor of Spanish and Portuguese at The City College of New York – CUNY, her research interests include comparative studies of the literatures of the Americas, particularly Afro-Hispanic, African-American, Spanish Caribbean, and U.S. Latinx Literatures. Her articles and reviews have appeared in such journals as Hispania, Chasqui, MELUS Journal, CLA Journal, Callaloo, PALARA, and Review: Literature and Arts of the Americas.

Oshun's Daughters: The Search for Womanhood in the Americas (Albany: SUNY Press, 2014)
Ved. Let Spirit Speak! Cultural Journeys through the African Diaspora (Albany: SUNY Press, 2012)
ed., The Future Is Now: A New Look at African Diaspora Studies (Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2012)