Araceli Tinajero

Araceli Tinajero received her Ph.D. in Latin American Literature from Rutgers University and is a member of the Spanish and Portuguese faculty of Yale University. She has taught Latin American literature at Middlebury College and Japanese language at the University of Wales, U.K. She is also the co-founder of The Yale International Haiku Club. From her early childhood in Mexico City Tinajero had a profound interest in Japanese culture, and eventually decided to travel to Japan-where she lived for two years while she learned Japanese aesthetics, language, and literature.

Bibliography from Purdue University Press