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Angela Hernández Nuñez
|Born||May 6, 1954|
Jarabacoa, Dominican Republic
|Education||Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo|
|Notable awards||Dominican National Literary Award: Short Story (1998)|
Núñez was born in Jarabacoa and studied chemical engineering at the Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo. She was the director of the Centro Nacional de Ayuda y Estudio de la Mujer and a member of the Dominican Chapter of Criticism for Latin America. She was an active member of the Circulo de Mujeres Poetas (Circle of Women poets) and a founding member of the Grupo de Mujeres Creadoras (Group of Creative Women).
In 1998 she was awarded the Dominican National Literary Award for her short story, Piedra de Sacrifico.