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María Arrillaga is a Puerto Rican poet and has been a professor at the University of Puerto Rico. She taught in the Spanish department on the Rio Piedras campus. She is a member of PEN's women's committee and a past secretary. She is the author of several collections of poetry. She currently lives in New York City and Old San Juan, Puerto Rico.
According to Matos Paoli, the poetry of Maria Arrillaga participates in the "demythologizing conventional culture" both in the claiming of human sexual nature and in its commitment to social justice.
She has contributed to the following journals: Confrontation, Cupey, Festa Da Palabra, PEN International, and Tercer Milenio.
Dr. Arrillaga was a 1996 fiction finalist at the Institute of Latin American Writers. In Puerto Rico, she has won awards for poetry, essays and fiction.
Arrillaga has served as president of the P.E.N. Puerto Rican Center and secretary of the Women's Writer Committee of P.E.N. International. She is currently working on a book of memoirs entitled The Guava Orchard, and a poetry collection, Flamingoes in Manhattan.
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