Emmy Pérez, Texas Poet Laureate 2020, has lived in the Texas borderlands for the past 20 years. She is the author of the poetry collections With the River on Our Face and Solstice; a volume of her New and Selected poems is forthcoming from TCU Press. She's been the recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, CantoMundo, the New York Foundation for the Arts, and the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, among others. Pérez is currently a professor at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, where she teaches in the MFA and undergraduate creative writing programs and also serves as Associate Director of the Center for Mexican American Studies.
Please join us for a virtual reading on September 30, 2021 at 6:00 PM via Zoom. Register here.
Thursday, September 30 at 6:00pm
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