Valerie M. Russo Evans

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About me

Industry Communications or Media
Occupation Social Media Strategist/Writer
Location New York, NY, United States
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Introduction A native New Yorker born to Puerto Rican & Sicilian parents in Spanish Harlem's El Barrio, Literanista is a Social Media Strategist, a published poet/writer, has worked at Hachette Book Group, Aol, Thomson Reuters and scouts the web for multicultural literary news, tech trends, innovation, working on her debut novel & about a million other things.
Interests Reading, writing, poetry, anthropology/culture, web2.0, travel, cooking, fashion, life.
Favorite Movies Volver, Napolean Dynamite, American Beauty, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Amelie, Philadelphia, The Motorcycle Diaries...
Favorite Music Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Ayo, M.I.A, Nelly Furtado, Floetry, Lily Allen, Green Day, Shakira, Akon, Mos Def, KRS One, The Roots...
Favorite Books The Grapes of Wrath, Blindness, A Wrinkle in Time, The Alchemist, Crime & Punishment, The Color Purple, The Bluest Eye, The Awakening.

Unlike a dog, how can a turtle ever be naked?

Because they always have their shell on covering their most 'delicate' spots and serving as armor