Alberto O. Cappas

59 Hughes Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14208
Phone: 
6462482302

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

Books: 
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

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Spanish American
Prefers to work with: 
At Risk Youth
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Yauco
Raised in: 
New York City, NY
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Last updated: Jul 03, 2016