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CREATIVE WORK

 

Books

 

2016         A Brief and Transformative Account of Queer History/Un breve y transformador relato de la Historia Queer. Volume 3, Enciclopedia Deiknumena. Dave Buchen, ed. and illustrator. San Juan, PR, 2016. (Bilingual, illustrated artist edition with paper cut out dolls/toy theatre.) (See images here.)

 

Firmando Queer History

 

Newspaper Articles and Blogposts

-Blane McLane, “Puerto Rico presenta nuevos libros de historias ‘queer,’Caribbean Business Español (9 Sept. 2016).

-Blane McLane, “The Diasporas at Home: P.R. Releases New Books About Queer Histories,” Caribbean Business (9 Sept. 2016).

-Ivette Romero, “Enciclopedia Deiknumena: Brief and Spectacular Books by Dave Buchen,” Repeating Islands (23 Aug. 2016).

 

 

 

2013         Abolición del pato. San Juan: Terranova Editores, 2013.

Abolicion del pato

 

Reviews
-José Borges, “Performance literario,” El Nuevo Día (23 Mar. 2014).
-Luis Felipe Díaz, (post)modernidad puertorriquena (21 Mar. 2014). (see review)
-Melanie Pérez Ortiz, “El pato que nos libera,” 80grados (7 Mar. 2014).

Interviews
-Carlos Maldonado, “Larry La Fountain: El abolidor del pato,” Munglopr (18 Feb. 2014).
-“Larry La Fountain-Stokes: puertorriqueño y pato,” QuePasaGayPR.com (Feb. 2014). (no longer online)
-Samantha Love, En Honor a la Verdad Radio Program, Conexión Cinco (10 July 2013). (read transcription)

Newspaper Articles and Blogposts
-Agencia EFE. “Autor puertorriqueño integra la actuación y el trabajo académico.” Primera Hora (7 May 2014).
-Ana Teresa Toro, “Sobre ‘la abolición del pato’ y otras ideas,” El Nuevo Día (6 Feb. 2014).
-José Gabriel Figueroa Carle, “Presentación de ‘Abolición del pato’ de Larry La Fountain-Stokes, en la Mágica,” descuentos y despechos (4 Jan. 2014).

 

 

2009         Uñas pintadas de azul/Blue Fingernails. Bilingual collection of short stories (Spanish and English). Tempe, AZ: Bilingual Press/Editorial Bilingüe, 2009. 312 pages.

 

Cover Blue Fingernails

 

Reviews:

- Nancy Kang, Latino Studies 11.4 (Winter 2013): 618-20.

https://doi.org/10.1057/lst.2013.44

- Jean Roberta in Rainbow Reviews (2009). (see review here or here)

- Mayra Santos-Febres in Lugarmanigua (Apr. 2009). (see review)

- Himilce Novas in Multicultural Review 18.4 (Winter 2009): 55. (see review)

 

Articles:

- Héctor Aponte Alequín, “Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes se afila las uñas,” Primera Hora, San Juan, PR, 2 May 2009.

- Enrique Morales-Díaz, “Identity of the ‘Diasporican’ Homosexual in the Literary Periphery,” in Writing Off the Hyphen: New Critical Perspectives on the Literature of the Puerto Rican Diaspora, ed. José L. Torres-Padilla and Carmen Haydée Rivera (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2008), 295-312.

 

Interviews:

- Fausto Fernós and Marc Felion, “FOF #985 – Welcome to Planet Larry La Fountain.” Feast of Fun, 13 May 2009. Chicago, IL.

- Charlie Vázquez, “Gay Puerto Rican Scholar Larry La Fountain and his Blue Fingernails,” Ambiente Magazine (May 2009). (see interview)

- Charlie Vázquez, “Blue Fingernails: Queer Tales of Sin, Vampires, and Pornography!,” in Charlie Vázquez: Latino Musings on Literature (April 2009); (see interview)

 

Videos:

- Lola von Miramar, Lola lee Uñas pintadas de azul,” YouTube, 19 Aug. 2010. (2:11 min.)

 

 

 

- Rodrigo (Yumma) Ortiz (videography and editing), Uñas pintadas de azul/Blue Fingernails (2009) (presentation on 10 July 2009 at McNally Jackson Bookstore, New York City), YouTube, 14 April 2010. (6:43 min.)

 

 

 

 

Short Stories, Creative Essays, and Performance Texts

 

2014    “SJU-ATL-DTW (San Juan-Atlanta-Detroit).” Achy Obejas and Megan Bayles, eds., Immigrant Voices: 21st Century Stories. Chicago: Great Books Foundation, 2014. 211-17.

 

2012    “http://www.songorocosongo.com/~muñeca.” (Reprint.) Ángel Antonio Ruiz, ed. Ó: Antología del Colectivo Literario Homoerótica. San Juan de Puerto Rico: Erizo Editorial, 2012. 152-61.

 

2011   “Júnior, Reggaetón Tropical.” Charles Rice-González and Charlie Vázquez, eds. From Macho to Mariposa: New Gay Latino Fiction. Maple Shade, NJ: Lethe Press/Tincture, 2011. 17-23.

 

2010         “Shit (La mierda).” (Reprint from Blue Fingernails.) Charlie Vázquez, ed. The Best Of Panic! ¡En Vivo from the East Village! Vol. 1. New York: Fireking Press, 2010. 189-98.

 

2010         “De un pájaro las dos alas” (Reprint, abridged.) José Quiroga, ed. Mapa callejero. Crónicas sobre lo gay desde América latina. Buenos Aires: Eterna Cadencia, 2010.

 

2009         “Radio in forma.” A Gathering of the Tribes 12 (2009): 20-22.

 

2007         “Cuento de un padre y un hijo.” David Caleb Acevedo, Moisés Agosto, and Luis Negrón, eds. Los otros cuerpos: Antología de temática gay, lésbica y queer desde Puerto Rico y su diáspora. San Juan: Editorial Tiempo Nuevo, 2007. 135-42.

 

2005         “Intergaláctica de Amor.” Harrington Gay Men’s Fiction Quarterly 6.4 (2005): 13-24.

 

2004        Abolición del pato. Teatroteca virtual “Estela” de Casa Cruz de la Luna. (2004)

 

2003         Blue Fingernails.” Blithe House Quarterly 7.1 (Winter 2003). Permanently archived on website.

 

2002         De un pájaro las dos alas.” La Habana Elegante 17 (Spring 2002). Permanently archived on website.

 

2001         “Tren delantero.” El cuarto del quenepón [San Juan, PR] 4 (1 Nov. 2001). Formerly available at http://cuarto.quenepon.org

 

1999         “My Name, Multitudinous Mass.” Jaime Manrique and Jesse Doris, eds. Bésame Mucho: New Gay Latino Fiction. New York: Painted Leaf Press, 1999. 60-67.

 

1999         “Los nenes con los nenes y las nenas con las nenas.” Matthew Rottnek, ed. Sissies and Tomboys: Gender Nonconformity and Homosexual Childhood. New York: New York University Press, 1999. 236-44.

 

1999         “Mi nombre, masa multitudinaria.” Cupey [Río Piedras, PR] 14 (1999): 95-99.

 

1998         “Radio in forma.” Claridad [San Juan, PR] 17-23 Apr. 1998: 24-25.

 

1991         “Obra en dos o más partes.” Al viento: Revista literaria [Harvard University, Cambridge, MA] Apr. 1991: 15-18.

 

 

Poetry

 

2011         “Ciego el paraje hospitalario, maternal,” “Blind the Hospital Landscape, Maternal,” “Traidora (a la tercera, la voraz),” and “Traidora (Third Strike, You're Vicious).” Voices e/Magazine: Letras 2 (2011). Center for Puerto Rican Studies, Hunter College. Electronic journal. (no longer online.)

 

2003         “Nostalgia Joke Trip” and “Cristóbal Unborn in My Wombs of Des(pa)ire.” Heliotrope 7 (2003): 92-93.

 

 

Podcasts

 

2018  FOF #2571 You Can’t Stop Despacito. Feast of Fun podcast interview with Larry La Fountain, Fausto Fernós and Marc Felion. 1 February 2018. Chicago, IL.

 

2017  FOF #2472Lola Von Miramar Gets Her Cucu Back. Feast of Fun podcast interview with Larry La Fountain, Fausto Fernós and Marc Felion. 9 April 2017. Chicago, IL.

 

2016  FOF #2409How Do You Pronounce Latinx? Feast of Fun podcast interview with Larry La Fountain, Fausto Fernós and Marc Felion. 26 Oct. 2016. Chicago, IL.

 

2016  FOF #2408Boricua to the Max. Feast of Fun podcast interview with Larry La Fountain, Fausto Fernós and Marc Felion. 23 Oct. 2016. Chicago, IL.

 

2015  FOF #2182In the Kitchen with Lola Von Miramar. Feast of Fun podcast interview with Larry La Fountain, Fausto Fernós and Marc Felion. 21 June 2015. Chicago, IL.

 

2014  FOF #2017Lola Von Miramar and the Delicious Tostones. Feast of Fun podcast interview with Larry La Fountain, Fausto Fernós and Marc Felion. 21 July 2014. Chicago, IL.

 

2014   Alt.Latino (NPR): Immigrant Voices: Writers Share Stories Of Coming, Staying, Going Back Home by Jasmine Garsd, with Achy Obejas. Features reading of “San Juan-Atlanta-Detroit.” 4 July 2014.

 

2011   FOF #1433Country Queen, City Queen. Feast of Fun podcast with Larry La Fountain, Fausto Fernós and Marc Felion. 2 Sept. 2011. Chicago, IL.

 

2011   FOF #1431Lola Von Miramar Takes Over the World. Feast of Fun podcast with Larry La Fountain, Fausto Fernós and Marc Felion. 25 Aug. 2011. Ann Arbor, MI.

 

2010   FOF #1240Love! Valor! Coco Peru! Feast of Fun podcast with Larry La Fountain, Fausto Fernós and Marc Felion. 24 Aug. 2010. Chicago, IL.

 

2009   FOF #1064The Journey of Queer Ricans. Feast of Fun podcast with Larry La Fountain, Fausto Fernós and Marc Felion. 28 Sept. 2009. Chicago, IL.

 

2009   FOF #985Welcome to Planet Larry La Fountain. Feast of Fun podcast with Larry La Fountain, Fausto Fernós and Marc Felion. 13 May 2009. Chicago, IL.

 

2008   FOF #738Big Girl Party. Feast of Fun podcast with Larry La Fountain, Fausto Fernós, Marc Felion, and Tracy Tyler. 14 Apr. 2008. Chicago, IL.

 

 

Videos (creative)

 

 

2016         Lola von Miramar aterriza en Chile. Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, Centro Cultural Diana, Santiago, Chile, 17 July 2016 (17:50 min.).

 

2015         Cooking w/ Drag Queens - Lola Von Miramar - Arroz Con Pollo (Rice with Chicken)(with Fausto Fernós and Marc Felion, Feast of Fun Podcast, Chicago). YouTube, 17 June 2015 (16:12 min.).

 

2014         Preludio en Boricua Patas-Atrás. Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, La Sala Rossa, Montréal, 22 June 2014 (7:17 min.). Video edited by Victor Bautista.

 

2013         Puerto Rican Cooking with Lola von Miramar & Carmen Aboy de Valldejuli. YouTube, 19 May 2013 (2:36 min.).

 

2012How To Make Coquito - Cooking with Drag Queens (with Fausto Fernós and Marc Felion, Feast of Fun, Chicago). YouTube, 6 Jan. 2012. (5:15 min.)

 

2011         Learn Spanish by Making Cocktails (with Fausto Fernós and Marc Felion, Feast of Fun, Chicago). YouTube, 10 Sept. 2011. (7:36 min.)

 

2011         Lola von Miramar - To Cuba With Love (video by Arthur Avilés, captioned by Larry La Fountain-Stokes, performance curated by Charlie Vázquez, The Phoenix, New York City). YouTube, 21 June 2011. (10:01 min.)

 

2011         13 Rosas y una Lola para el Amor (with Freddie Mercado, Librería Mágica, Río Piedras, Puerto Rico). Recorded by Zulma Oliveras. Courtesy of Yolanda Arroyo Pizarro. YouTube, 14 Feb. 2011. (4:37 min.)

 

2010         Cooking with Drag Queens: How to Make Tostones (with Fausto Fernós and Marc Felion, Feast of Fun, Chicago). YouTube, 16 Nov. 2010. (5:08 min.)

 

2010          Lola lee Uñas pintadas de azul”, YouTube, 19 Aug. 2010. (2:11 min.)

 

2010         Los Otros Cuerpos: Manuel Ramos Otero y Rane Arroyo, In Memoriam, YouTube, 24 June 2010. (3:34 min.)

 

2010         ¡Qué Viva Ricky Martin!, YouTube, 21 June 2010. (2:45 min.)

 

2009         Larry La Fountain Loves to Laugh (with Fausto Fernós and Marc Felion, Feast of Fun, Chicago). Camera and editing by Jason Smith. Feast of Fun Website. 13 May 2009. (0:48 min.)

 

 

PERFORMANCES

 

Abolición del pato (todo por la letra A). (2004)

[Original performance piece written and performed by Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes.]

 

Invited Artist, “Out Like That” Festival, Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance (BAAD), Hunts Point, Bronx, NY, 25 June 2004. [Also performed “Preludio en Boricua Patas Atrás.”]

 

• “Queer Latin(o/a) America: Diasporas and Histories,” Lesbian & Gay Studies Project, Univ. of Chicago Center for Gender Studies, 15 May 2004.

 

[Selections.] “Queer Imaginaries” Forum, Sex, Race, and Globalization Project, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, 17 Apr. 2004.

 

[Selections]. RC Players Presents: CABARET JOYEUX DE VIE: A Night of Performance Art [organized by Joseph McCarthy], Residential College Auditorium, East Quad, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 26-27 Mar. 2004. (2 shows)

 

13th Annual Fraker Conference, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, Univ. of Michigan, Rackham Fourth-Floor Auditorium, Ann Arbor, 13 Mar. 2004.

 

El Cascarón, Calle Luna, Old San Juan, PR. 31 Jan. 2004. [Also performed “Preludio en Boricua Patas Atrás.”]

 

Invited Artist, Muestra Uno, Primer Encuentro de Artistas Experimentales, Casa Cruz de la Luna, San Germán, PR. 24-25 Jan. 2004. (2 shows)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Page last updated October 2018.

Última revisión de esta página: octubre de 2018.