Genaro J. Pérez, Professor (Ph.D., Tulane, 1976) has specialized in the contemporary novel, both Peninsular and Latin American, teaching these fields as well as courses in the Mexican novel and the Hispanic novel in the United States. His research interests include the twentieth-century English and American novel in relation to their counterparts in Spanish, as well as the areas of oral literature, Hispanic children's literature, and Spanish detective fiction. His publications include Formalist Elements in the Novels of Juan Goytisolo; La novelística de J. Leyva; La novela como burla/juego: siete experimentos novelescos de Gonzalo Torrente Ballester; La narrativa de Concha Alós: texto, pretexto y contexto; and Ortodoxia y Heterodoxia de la novela policiaca hispana: Variaciones sobre el género negro; Rabelais, Bajtin y Formalismo en la narrativa de Sergio Pitol; plus more than 100 articles and papers on the foregoing and on other novelists such as Carlos Fuentes, Camilo José Cela, Julio Cortázar, Teresa Pamies, Gustavo Sainz, Juan García Ponce, Rosa Montero, Carmen Riera, and Manuel Puig, as well as studies on García Lorca and Chicano literature. He is co-editor of Monographic Review/Revista monográfica and was the Book Review Editor of Hispania [1996-2004]. His present work-in-progress is a monograph elucidating the typology of intertextuality in selected post-modern Hispanic writers. He has published poetry (Prosapoemas , Spanish Quarter Notes  and French Quarter Cantos ) and fiction (The Memoirs of John Conde  and French Quarter Tales ).