Nov 13

Emmy Perez Poetry Reading


Pérez will read a selection of poems, including some from her most recently published collection, "With the River on Our Face." Q&A and book signing to follow. Books will be available for purchase. Photo Credit: Texas A&M University Pérez is the author of "With the River on Our Face" and "Solstice." She is the recipient of a 2017 National Endowment for the Arts poetry fellowship and will serve as Texas Poet Laureate in 2020. Since 2008, she has been a member of the Macondo Writers Workshop founded by Sandra Cisneros for socially engaged writers, and in 2017, she co-founded Poets Against Walls collective. Currently, she's Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, where she also serves as Associate Director of the Center for Mexican American Studies. Sponsored by the TWU English, Speech, & Foreign Languages; Diversity, Inclusion, & Outreach; and Global Connections. Free and open to the public. Photo credit: TAMU-Corpus Christi


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TWU Administration Conference Tower (ACT), Room 301
304 Administration Drive
Denton, TX 76204
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