Biography: 

Marisa Daniela Russo (Argentina). Ph.D. candidate La Salle University, Costa Rica. M.A. and B.A. in Spanish and Latin American Literature, Hunter College, City University of New York. Adjunct Lecturer at the Department of Romance Languages, Hunter College (CUNY). Spanish Language and Literature Teacher NYC DOE. Founder and Cultural Affairs Manager of Turrialba Literaria, Costa Rica. She has organized the first and second Encounters Turrialba Literaria: Festival Tomados por el Arte in Costa Rica. Facilitator of creative writing workshops. Assistant Director of the V Festival Latinoamericano de Poesía Ciudad de Nueva York and Poetry Reading Coordinator of Latino Poets of New York. Member of the curator team and facilitator of literary learning tools of the Trilogy Voces de América Latina. Cultural Affairs Manager of the I Summit of Voces de América Latina, Costa Rica, 2017.