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Ana Portnoy

Ana Portnoy Brimmer is a writer, poet and performer, ARTivist and Master’s student of Literature with a concentration in Creative Writing at the Department of English of the University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras. She is currently the Assistant Editor of Tonguas Magazine and a freelance writer. Her work has been published in Under The Volcano/Bajo el Volcán: The Best of Our First Fifteen Years, The Acentos Review, Moko Magazine, Global Voices, Counter Punch, Yale Global Online, The Seattle Star, Resilience, among others, and is under review for publication in a number of other platforms. She employs writing as a tool for activism, her work being socio-politically committed. Ana is the daughter of Mexican-Jewish immigrants, she was born in New York, but was raised, and currently lives, in Puerto Rico. For more information on her and her work, you can visit her webpage: http://anaportnoybrimmer.wixsite.com/mysite

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Latest posts by Ana Portnoy

24 November 2017

An Affordable University Education Is at Risk in Post-Hurricane Puerto Rico

"The government and the university's administration have more than the necessary excuses to continue the privatization of the UPR and the access of education"

25 September 2017

Puerto Rico, Trapped Between Colonialism and Hurricanes

The Bridge

Irma and Maria's passing and aftermath have once again brought to light Puerto Rico’s primordial conundrum: colonialism.

6 September 2017

Hurricane Irma Hits an Already Crisis-Ridden Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico, an island already broken by a bitter economic and political crisis, suffers through the tragic passing of Hurricane Irma.

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