Jesús I. Valles is a queer Mexican immigrant, educator, storyteller, and performer originally from Cd. Juarez, Mexico. Jesús won two B. Iden Payne Theatre awards for his solo-show (Un)Documents, which captures a portrait of family and identity on both sides of the Mexican-American border. He is a recipient of the 2018 Undocupoets Fellowship, a fellow of The Poetry Foundation and Crescendo Literary’s 2018 Poetry Incubator. Jesús holds a Master in Communication Studies from California State University, Long Beach and currently teaches social/emotional learning to high school students, focusing on those recently arrived to the U.S.
Open reception prior to the reading at 6pm
Friday, March 20, 2020 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Robert and Pearle Ragsdale Center, Jones Global Event Center
3001 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704
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