Adriana Prieto Quintero

Adriana Prieto Quintero

Graduate Assistant

Professional Summary

Graduate Teaching Assistant and Ph.D. Student in the Department of Romance and Arabic Languages and Literatures at the University of Cincinnati, with an M.A in Literature and a bachelor’s degree in Education and Literature. She has experience in the fields of Children’s Literature, Popular Education, and Latin American literature.  She has worked as a writer and researcher for Fe y Alegría -Popular Educational Research Center and as manager of the Children’s Literature Department at Zulia State Public Library “María Calcaño” in Venezuela.

Education

Master in Venezuelan Literature: Universidad del Zulia Venezuela, 2017

Bachelor of Arts in Education: Universidad del Zulia Venezuela, 2008

Bachelor of Arts in Literature: Universidad del Zulia Venezuela, 2005

Research and Practice Interests

Children's Literature, Popular Education, Latin American Literature.

Positions and Work Experience

2014 -2016 Manager of the Children's Literature Department, Zulia State Public Library “María Calcaño”, Venezuela

2005 -2012 Literature teacher, at German School of Maracaibo, Venezuela

2015 -2017 Manager, Community Library “Oficina Nacional de los Sueños”, Venezuela

2008 -2016 Literature teacher, Public School System of Venezuela, Venezuela

2010 -2015 Writer-Research, Fe y Alegría Educational Research Center, Venezuela

2022 - Teaching Assistant, Department of Romance and Arabic Languages and Literatures, University of Cincinnati

Publications

Other Publications

(2021. ) Poetry anthology: Hacedoras. A thousand female voices in Venezuelan literature . Léctor cómplice

(2021. ) Leer como arte y oficio: a la escucha del mundo in "El arte de la lectura" . Letralia

(2018. ) Yo no pertenezco a este lugar . La vida de nos

(2008. ) Ideas para el aula .Movimiento pedagógico, Editorial Fe y Alegría

(2005. ) Investigaciones sobre la vida de los otros. Historias que no son mías. Comentarios sobre la obra de Enrique Vila-Matas .Revista de Literatura Hispanoamericana, No.49 , Editorial de la Universidad del Zulia

Published Books

(2021. ) Where are we from? .Cincinnati Ohio , NALAC- WavePool (Author)

(2021. ) Workbook: Where are we from? Guide for parents and teachers .Cincinnati-Ohio , NALAC-Wave Pool (Author)

Book Chapter

(2015 ) Lenguaje y Comunicación 10mo. semestre de educación para adultos II .Instituto Radiofónico de Fe y Alegría (Co-Author)

(2011 ) Lenguaje y Comunicación 12do semestre de Educación Básica para adultos .Maracaibo, Venezuela, Instituto Radiofónico de Fe y Alegría (Co-Author)

(2010 ) Lenguaje y Comunicación 10mo. semestre de Educación Básica para adultos .Maracaibo, Venezuela, Instituto Radiofónico de Fe y Alegría (Co-Author)

Honors and Awards

2021 Arts grant relief to Latinx artists National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures (Nalac) and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and Intercultural Leadership Institute. Status:Recipient

2020 Arts grant funding for a migration project National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures (Nalac)

2020 Artist Relief Assistance Fund (CARAF) organized for the Contemporary Arts Center and Wave Pool to develop literary activities in Cincinnati with the Storycycle community project Status:Recipient

2015 Grant: Liquidation Funds funded by the Ministry of People's Power for Culture. Project: “Theoretical-practical training workshops for reading mediators of Venezuelan children's literature" in different communities of the Zulia State. Status:Recipient

2014 Recognition of the work in cultural activities and the dissemination of our identity, by the Fundación Librerías del Sur, Ministry of Popular Power for Culture

2014 Recognition of the work and contribution of the Biblioteca Viva, in the Framework of biotechnologist and Archivologist Week by the Zulia State Public Library “María Calcaño”.

Courses Taught

Other Information

2021. Roundtable: “How to bring your creative work to publication”, as part Cincinnati Public Library system's writer-in-residence for 2020 - 2021.,

2022. Member of the community partner of the selection committee of Taft Museum of Art’s Robert S. Duncanson Artist-in-Residence program for 2022.,

2020. Collaboration with the artist Terence Hammonds with a piece or art to the Cincinnati Art Museum as part of a immigrant project with Wave Pool Gallery and The Welcome Project. Cincinnati, Ohio (USA).,

2019. Art exhibition: "Any heaven as a shelter" at The Welcome Project Gallery in Cincinnati, Ohio (USA).,

2020. Art exhibition of the poem: "Any heaven as a shelter" in Celebration of life at YMCA Greater Cincinnati.,

2020. “Any heaven as a shelter” was translated into German and the filmmakers Celina Beckemeyer y Alexa Denker made it a short film.,

Contact Information

prietoap@mail.uc.edu