Larry La Fountain

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Gender MALE
Industry Education
Occupation Professor
Location Ann Arbor, MI, United States
Introduction Soy un escritor, académico, y performancero puertorriqueño. He publicado: Uñas pintadas de azul (2009), Queer Ricans (2009) y Abolición del pato (2013).

Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes (also known as Lola von Miramar) is a Puerto Rican writer, performer, and scholar. He received his AB from Harvard (1991) & PhD from Columbia (1999). He teaches at the Univ. of Michigan, where he specializes in LGBT Latina/o studies. He is author of Queer Ricans: Cultures and Sexualities in the Diaspora (Univ. of Minnesota Press, 2009), & of two books of short stories: Uñas pintadas de azul/Blue Fingernails (Bilingual Press/Editorial Bilingüe, Arizona, 2009) and Abolición del pato (Terranova Editores, 2013). He co-edited a special issue of CENTRO: Journal of the Center for Puerto Rican Studies on Puerto Rican Queer Sexualities (2007). He performs as Lola von Miramar since 2010, when he first appeared in the Feast of Fun's "Cooking With Drag Queens: How to Make Tostones" video.
Interests arte, literatura, música