Nelson A. Denis

Johanna Lawshea

Nelson A. Denis is a writer, film director, and former New York State Assemblyman. His award-winning films premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and screened throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico. His editorials for the New York Daily News and El Diario (over 300 of them) won awards from the National Association of Hispanic Journalists.He is the writer of eight feature-length screenplays, writer/director of the feature film Vote For Me!. In War Against All Puerto Ricans: Revolution and Terror in America’s Colony (Nation Books), Denis tells the story of a forgotten revolution and its context in Puerto Rico’s history, from the US invasion in 1898 to the modern-day struggle for self-determination.