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Valeria Salerno

Valeria Salerno was born in Venezuela and immigrated to the United States when she was eight years old. She discovered a passion for reading and writing at an early age, which helped her to learn the English language and influenced her decision to become an English major. She is currently a junior at Florida International University, and the areas of research she is most interested in are postmodernism and deconstruction. Valeria aspires to attend graduate school to ultimately pursue a career in the professoriate. In her leisure time, she enjoys visiting the animal shelter and playing with her two rescued toy poodles, Romeo and Ernie. Her hobbies also include reading science-fiction and fantasy novels, as well as watching psychological thriller films.