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Santiago Vaquera-Vásquez is an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing and Hispanic Southwestern Literatures in the Department of Spanish, and Portuguese at the University of New Mexico. He has taught and lectured at the University of Iowa, Penn State, the Universidad de Salamanca, the Universidad de Alcalá de Henares, the Universidad Pompeu Fabra, and at Texas A&M University. Dr. Vaquera-Vásquez has published extensively in Spanish. One Day I’ll Tell You the Things I’ve Seen is his first collection of stories in English. He has discussed his work with Eduardo Halfón and Daniel Alarcón in The Believer, and with Edmundo Paz Soldán and Santiago Roncagliolo in The Arizona Journal of Hispanic Cultural Studies.