Nelly Rosario

Nelly Rosario (born 1972) is a Dominican American novelist and creative writing instructor in the MFA Program at Texas State University in San Marcos.

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Rosario was born in the Dominican Republic and raised in Brooklyn. She received a B.A. in engineering from MIT and an M.F.A. in fiction from Columbia University.[1]

After the debut of her novel Song of the Water Saints, Rosario was described by Julia Alvarez as "a Caribbean Scheherazade."[2]

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  1. ^ a b Nelly Rosario at Penguin Random HHouse
  2. ^ Rosario, Nelly (2007-12-18). Song of the Water Saints: A Novel. ISBN 9780307427892.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-01-29. Retrieved 2010-05-16.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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