Eduardo del Rio is a Cuban exile who grew up in San Juan, Puerto Rico and has lived in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas for the past twenty years. This multi-latinoness gives him a unique perspective on the similarities and differences of these three cultures and informs his literary voice. He is a Professor of Literature and Culture at The University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley who has published essays in national and international peer-reviewed journals on British, American, and Latino Literature. His poetry has appeared in The Journal of Caribbean Literature, Voices de Luna, and The McKinley Review. He is the General Editor of The Prentice Hall Anthology of Latino Literature, as well as a Faculty Fellow for The National Endowment for the Humanities. His latest book is titled, One Island, Many Voices: Conversations with Cuban-American Writers, published by The University of Arizona Press.