Luigi A. Juárez is a Panamanian-American author born in Miami, FL. He holds a B.A. in English from Suffolk University, an M.A. in Comparative literature from SUNY-Stony Brook, and currently resides in Boston, where he teaches college-level writing and literature. His short fiction has been published in The Copperfield Review, Short Story Library, and La Ostra Magazine. Covered Paces is his first full-length novel.