Albert Martinez

Albert Alejandro Martinez

Graduate Assistant

Professional Summary

Albert Alejandro Martínez holds a B.A in Law from the National University of Colombia, and a M.A. in Latin American literature and culture, from Institituto Caro y Cuervo. He has previously worked in copyright and creative industries, as an adviser at the Ministry of Culture of Colombia, and as intructor in creative writing workshops. His research interests include: contemporary Latin American literature, focused on contemporary Colombian narrative; Autofiction; Metafiction and Creative Writing. 

Education

B.A.: Universidad Nacional de Colombia Bogotá, Colombia, 2012 (Law)

M.A.: Instituto Caro y Cuervo Bogotá, Colombia, 2017 (Literature and Culture)

Research and Practice Interests

Contemporary Latin American literature
Contemporary Colombian narrative
Women Literature
Autofiction
Metafiction
Creative Writing. 

Positions and Work Experience

12-2017 -01-2018 Instructor, Design and develop an analytic reading and creative writing course for thirty families belonging to the district program “Familias Bibliotecarias”., Biblored - Alberto Merani Foundation, Bogotá, Colombia

07-2017 -11-2017 Local Writing Workshop Coordinator, Design, coordinate and develop the Local Creative Writing Workshop during four months., IDARTES, Bogotá, Colombia

07-2016 -11-2016 Local Writing Workshop Coordinator, Design, coordinate and develop the Local Creative Writing Workshop during four months., IDARTES, Bogotá, Colombia

05-2014 -07-2016 Administrative advisor, Advise the Theatre’s director and supervise the administrative processes to develop the artistic programming for Teatro Colon., Ministry of Culture, Bogotá, Colombia

07-2014 -11-2014 Local Writing Workshop Coordinator, Design, coordinate and develop the Local Creative Writing Workshop., Camara Colombiana del Libro, Bogotá, Colombia

Publications

Other Publications

● Martínez, Albert Alejandro (2015. ) Diomedes el Inevitable.

Martínez, Albert Alejandro. (2013. ) No le reprochaste nada .El Brasil de los sueños. Homenaje a Vinicius de Moraes., IBRACO

Martínez, Albert Alejandro (2011. ) El siguiente .Colombia cuenta. IV concurso nacional de cuento. Homenaje a José Eustaquio Rivera, Ministerio de Educación Nacional

Martínez, Albert Alejandro (2017. ) La desilusión. Una interpretación de dos novelas de Tomás González .

Presentations

Lecture

Martinez, Albert Alejandro (06-2018. ) La desilusión. Una interpretación íntima de dos novelas de Tomás González .Bogotá, Colombia. Other Institution. Level:International

Honors and Awards

12-2017 Laureate Thesis Award Highest honour awarded for outstanding research work. Instituto Caro y Cuervo Status:Recipient Level:University Type:Recognition

08-2015 -06-2016 Scholarship for Outstanding grades Status:Recipient Level:University Type:Monetary

11-2016 Universidad Externado de Colombia - 29th National story contest Status:Recipient Level:National Type:Recognition

11-2013 El Brasil de los sueños IBRACO’s 8th National story contest. Status:Recipient Level:National Type:Recognition

12-2011 Colombia Cuenta RCN and Ministry of Education 4th National story contest Status:Recipient Level:National Type:Recognition