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Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, Dominican Republic
 

José Alejandro Peña

 
 
José Alejandro Peña Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 11, 2018
1. José Alejandro Peña Marker
Inscription.  
José Alejandro Peña
Nació en el preludio de aquella revolución abrileña en la capital dominicana. Logró su título en Estudios Internacionales y Ciencias Políticas en West Virginia State University, donde también estudió dirección cinematográfica y artes plásticas. En 1986 obtuvo el Premio Nacional de Poesía con su libro El soñado desquite.

Dirigió la revista bilingüe de poesía (y editorial) El Salvaje Refinado, que él mismo fundó. Tambien es fundador de Obsidiana Press, una editorial alternativa que publica a escritores hispanos.

Entres sus títulos publicados, son dignos de mención: Iniciación final (1984), Pasar de sombra (1989), Estoy frente a ti, niña terrible (1994), Blasfemias de la flauta (1999), Mañana, el paraíso (2001), El fantasma de Broadway Street y otros poemas (2002), Suicidio en el país de las magnolias (2008), Trampantojo…

English translation:
José Alejandro Peña
He was born in the prelude to that April Revolution in the Dominican capital (1965). He earned his degree in International
José Alejandro Peña Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 11, 2018
2. José Alejandro Peña Marker
The marker is to the right in this view, with a statue dedicated to Don Quijote in the background to the left.
Studies and Political Science at West Virginia State University, where he also studied film directing and visual arts. In 1986 he won the National Poetry Prize with his book El soñado requite.

He directed the bilingual poetry magazine (and editorial) El Salvaje Refinado, which he founded. He is also founder of Obsidiana Press, an alternative publisher that publishes Hispanic writers.

Among his published titles, his best works include: Final initiation (1984), Passing of the shadow (1989), I am in front of you, terrible girl (1994), Blasphemies of the flute (1999), Tomorrow, Paradise (2001), The Phantom of Broadway Street and Other Poems (2002), Suicide in the Country of Magnolias (2008), Trampantojo ...
 
Erected 2017 by 20a Feria Internacional del Libro, Santo Domingo.
 
Location. 18° 28.225′ N, 69° 54.601′ W. Marker is in Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional. Marker can be reached from Calle César Nicolás Penson just west of Calle Máximo Cabral, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional 10205, Dominican Republic.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fabio Fiallo (within shouting distance of this marker); Bartolo García Molina
An additional view of the Don Quijote statue near the José Alejandro Peña Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 11, 2018
3. An additional view of the Don Quijote statue near the José Alejandro Peña Marker
(about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Manuel Maza, SJ (about 90 meters away); Juan Pablo Duarte (about 120 meters away); The Dominican Society of Bibliophiles, Inc. (about 150 meters away); Ylonka Nacidit-Perdomo (about 180 meters away); Sabrina Román (about 180 meters away); Gabriel García Márquez (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santo Domingo.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 6, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 6, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 37 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 6, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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