Iconic Puerto Rican Poet Giannina Braschi

From Tennis Champion to Award-Winning Author The international writers organization, PEN calls the Puerto Rican poet and author Giannina Braschi “one of the most revolutionary voices in Latin American literature today”. In Puerto Rico, we are proud to call this Boricua more simply “one of us!” Born in San Juan, Giannina Braschi was a founding member of El Coro de Niños de San Juan, a fashion model, and tennis champion in her teen years on the island. Her family friends and mentors included the legendary playwright René Marqués who wrote … Continue reading Iconic Puerto Rican Poet Giannina Braschi