Dorsia Smith has a Ph.D. in Caribbean Literature. She teaches English at the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras, and has published articles in various texts, such as Narrating the Past (Cambridge Scholars Press, 2007) and African American Women Writers: An A to Z Guide (Greenwood Press, 2007). She is currently working on a book about mothering in the Latina and Chicana communities to be published by York University.Raquel Puig Campos is a Ph.D. candidate in Anglo-Caribbean Literature at the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras. She is currently working on her dissertation on the influence of film on the narratives of writers from the Anglo- and Spanish Caribbean. Her interests include a multicultural and crosscultural approach to the study of colonial literatures, media studies and history. She has published in diverse refereed journals and has been coordinator for various academic conferences at UPR-Río Piedras.Ileana Cortés Santiago holds an M.A. in English (Literature) from the University of Puerto Rico at Río Piedras. She is currently an English Instructor at the University of Puerto Rico, Bayamón. She has published articles in English Today and various journals at UPR-Río Piedras, and has offered workshops on creative and practical teaching techniques to English teachers in Puerto Rico. Her areas of interest are Romantic poetry, literacy, and TESOL.