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Rita Indiana is a Dominican music composer, producer, and key figure in contemporary Caribbean literature; Tentacle won the Grand Prize of the Association of Caribbean Writers in 2017, the first Spanish-language book to do so. She is the author of two collections of stories and five novels with another set to be published by And Other in 2020, and is a driving force in experimental Dominican popular music along with her band, Rita Indiana y los Misterios.
Luis Miguel Isava holds a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature (Emory University, Atlanta, USA), and is a professor of the Department of Language and Literature of the Universidad Simón Bolívar. His areas of specialization are contemporary poetry and poetics, relations between literature and philosophy, theory, aesthetics, and film studies. He has written a book on the poetry of Rafael Cadenas (Voz de amante. Caracas: Academia Nacional de la Historia, 1990) and a book on poetic theory: Wittgenstein, Kraus, and Valéry. A Paradigm for Poetic Rhyme and Reason (New York: Peter Lang, 2002). He has developed an important body of work as a translator (from French, English, Italian, and German), and he has published several articles in various journals and collective books, in Venezuela and internationally.