Brian A. Nelson


Brian A. Nelson first arrived in Venezuela in 1988 as an AFS high school exchange student and has lived there for many years. In 2002 he received a Fulbright grant to study Venezuela’s cultural transformation under Hugo Chávez. His essay “One Crowded Hour,” from the Fall 2007 issue of VQR, was later expanded into The Silence and the Scorpion: The Coup Against Chávez and the Making of Modern Venezuela.

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