José Juan Colín. After completing his Ph.D studies at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, Professor Colín came to teach Spanish as an ABD at the University of Oklahoma in 1999 (Ph.D. received in 2003) and he is now an Associate Professor teaching Latin American 20th and 21st Centuries Literatures and Cultures. He has published Los cuentos de Sergio Ramírez (2004) and Sergio Ramírez: acercamiento crítico a sus novelas (2013.) The first book being an analytical approach to the short stories of the Nicaraguan writer Sergio Ramírez Mercado; the second one deals with his novels. Born and raised in Mexico City, Colín has a deep love for his country and culture. He has written, presented and published several articles and essays on contemporary Central American, Mexican and Caribbean writers as well as those of South America.