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Carlos Silva

Staff Writer Joined January 2020

Carlos has a bachelor’s degree in Hispanic Studies from the Pontificia Universidad Católica of PR, with a minor in Foreign Languages. He was a Spanish and French high school teacher for four years, and a research and writing tutor at the UPR Río Piedras campus, where he’s currently finishing his MA in Linguistics, focusing on sociolinguistics and acceptability. He has been awarded for his poetry by El Nuevo Día and Puerto Rico’s PEN Club.

CARLOS’S AT-A-GLANCE

  • Areas of expertise: emergency preparedness and home improvement
  • Carlos has tested gear and written reviews for companies like Lumintop, OrcaTorch, and Leatherman
  • BA in Hispanic Studies, MA in Linguistics
  • His first book, Urban feels (2016) won the 2015 Poetry Prize from the Ateneo Puertorriqueño

CARLOS’S TOP FINANCE TIP

Have a rainy day fund. Trust me, it always rains.
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