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february, 2024

15feb7:30 pmEmmy Pérez, Texas Poet Laureate Reading | Creative Writing Reading Series @ TTU | Humanities 001 @ 7:30pm

Event Details

Creative Writing Reading Series
Texas Tech University
Humanities Building Room 001

Thursday, February 15th


Emmy is the 2020 Texas Poet Laureate and author of With the River on Our Face and Solstice.  Her Paper america: New and Selected Poems is forthcoming in 2025. In 2022, she was a USA Fellow, and she a past recipient of fellowships from the NEA, the Academy of American Poets, and CantoMundo. Originally from Santa Ana, California, she has lived in the Texas borderlands for over 20 years and has been a member of the Macondo Writers Workshop since 2008. Currently, she is a professor of Creative Writing and holds the Dr. Robert S. Nelsen Professorship in Mexican American Studies at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.

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(Thursday) 7:30 pm


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