Born: Miraflores, Lima, Peru, to a Peruvian Mother and American father. Category: media gringa. Moved: to the States where I am category: not white. Once was asked am I Latina, Chicana, Hispanic, or what? On paper I check the box for Other and let the gringos figure it out. In the States: I am a gringo unless you are a gringo, then I am something else. Being half of two things in America, I am neither here nor there. Known list of races and nationalities people have mistaken me for: Black, Arabic, Persian, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Turkish. I lived in a mining camp in the Andes during Los Senderos Luminosos. I lived in the Black Hills, South Dakota during the Pine Ridge uprising. I lived in a silver mining town in Colorado during the silver panic. I lived in Boulder, Colorado during the end of apartheid. I lived in Seattle during the information age. Credentials: B.A. Psychology, Anthropology, English; M.A., English; Ph.D., Literary Chronosophy (English). Curriculum Vitae
. Publications: Sly Uses: Having my way with Ulysses
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