Antonio Olliz Boyd is an emeritus professor of
Latin American literature at Temple University.
He holds a PhD from Stanford University, an
MS from Georgetown University, and a BA from
Long Island University. Dr. Olliz Boyd has published
various essays on Afro Latino aesthetics
in literature in volumes, such as the Dictionary
of Literary Biography: Modern Latin-American
Fiction Writers; Singular Like a Bird: The Art of
Nancy Morejon; Imagination, Emblems and Expressions:
Essays on Latin American, Caribbean,
and Continental Culture and Identity; Blacks
in Hispanic Literature: Critical Essays among
others, as well as articles on Afro Latino literary
criticism in various refereed journals.