Alberto O. Cappas

59 Hughes Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14208

Author's Bio

My work is a reflection of my growth and journey in the United States, growing up Puerto Rican, non-English speaker, transformed into an Americanized and productive citizen of this capitalist system, developing values and standards as weapons to defeat ignorance in this society.

Publications and Prizes

Disintegration of the Puerto Ricans
(Don Pedro Enterprises, 1997)
, Dona Julia & Other Selected Poems
(1st Books, 2002)
, Echolalia: Verse & Vibration of Alberto O. Cappas
(Carlton Press, 1988)
, Never too late to make a U-Turn: An Educational Pledge & 15 Questions.....
(Lulu Press, 2006)
, Roots to Reality
(Don Pedro Enterprises, 1998)
, The Pledge
(Don Pedro Enterprises, 1998)
Prizes Won: 
Educator's Award; Hispanic Cultural Award, Langton Hughs Award, Buffalo Schools, and NYC HRA.

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
She's Not My Mother-in-Law, She's My Husband's Mother by Rebecca Miller Pringle
Hey Yo! Yo Soy! by Jesus Papoleto Melendez
New York Christmas Tales by Manuel A. Melendez
Puerto Rico City, A Novel by David R. Martin
Cracking The Code of Modern Manhood: Man Up by Carlos Andres Gomez

More Information

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Identifies as: 
Spanish American
Prefers to work with: 
At Risk Youth
Fluent in: 
Born in: 
Raised in: 
New York City, NY
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Last updated: Jul 03, 2016