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Narielys Márquez Carrasquillo was born to Puerto Rican parents in Hartford, Connecticut. In 1995, she enrolled in La Universidad de Puerto Rico where she completed one B.A in Foreign Languages and another B.A. in English Literature. Narielys was later accepted into the UPR-RP graduate program in English where she specialized in Cultural Literary Studies focusing primarily on Caribbean and African-American cultures. Upon completion, Narielys received the Thomas Sullivan Award from the English Department, UPR-RP in recognition of the highest academic achievement in all the requirements for the M.A. degree. Two months later, Narielys moved to the Philippines to pursue film studies at the International Academy of Film and Television in Cebu, Philippines where she was awarded IAFT's Future Filmmaker Scholarship. She travels extensively in search of new stories and voices while trying to understand her own cultural region within a global context. Narielys returned to Puerto Rico on December 2008 where she worked on various local film productions to support her personal writing projects and continues to travel. As of late Summer 2010, Narielys began to divide her time between Yabucoa, Puerto Rico and New York City where she continues to write and works as a Continuity and Script Supervisor. She is completely fluent in American English and Boricua Spanish.
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