Ashley Pérez García

1993 –

Ashley Pérez García was born in Bayamón, Puerto Rico, on November 3, 1993, and was raised in Toa Baja. She obtained a master’s degree in English literature at the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras campus.

Pérez García is a writer, short film creator, and teacher. Her poetry collection La divisa was published by La Impresora in 2021. Her short film, Hexegete 1: Prólogo, written by Yamil Maldonado Pérez, was an official selection at the Philadelphia Latino Film Festival and the Third Horizon Film Festival in 2022. Her work has been published by Periódico Claridad, 80grados, and Bright Wall/Dark Room, a webzine about cinema. In 2022, Pérez García was named an inaugural Letras Boricuas Fellow by the Flamboyan Foundation.