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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. 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. You can find her work in her personal webpage: http://anaportnoybrimmer.wixsite.com/mysite

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Latest posts by Ana Portnoy

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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