Novelist and short story writer. This collection documents the life and literary development of Edgardo Vega Yunqué through several drafts of works, from handwritten notes to published materials. It contains drafts of published novels such as No Matter How Much You Promise to Cook or Pay the Rent You Blew it Cauze Bill Bailey Ain’t Never Coming Home Again and Blood Fugues, as well as unpublished essays, novels, and poems. There is also considerable information on the birth and development of the Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural and Educational Center, the artistic organization that Vega founded and served as its first director. The collection contains correspondence, photographs, audio and visual files, artifacts and a small oversize collection.
Finding Aid for the Edgardo Vega Yunqué Papers