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Gerald Padilla

Gerald Padilla (Los Angeles, CA) is a publisher, translator, educator and cultural promoter. He has worked closely with the community of the Rio Grande Valley in Texas to promote Latin American Culture and Mesoamerican Culture as a strategy to validate our past and reconcile our identity. He is co-founder of the Latin American Foundation for the Arts; association dedicated to the widening and promotion of Latin American arts and culture in the United States, co-founder of the Festival Internacional de Poesía Latinoamericana (FeIPoL) in McAllen, TX., the founder and Editor-in Chief of Latino Book Review, as well as co-founder of Jade Publishing. In 2017 and 2018, he participated as a national juror for the National Scholastic Writing Awards.

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