El Paso Writers’ League
Saturday, March 13, 2:00 p.m. MST via Zoom
Register in advance at this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEvcu6grTgiHNXCUzmmPqQIaRLwlAES2zPm
Crafting and Abandoning the Poetic Line: A Reading and Workshop with Emmy Pérez, Texas Poet Laureate.
Emmy Pérez, Texas Poet Laureate, 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. She is Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and a Poets Laureate Fellow with the Academy of American Poets. She is a past recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Poetry Fellowship and a CantoMundo Fellowship. She’s a member of the Macondo Writers Workshop and co-founded Poets Against Walls. Originally from Santa Ana, California, she has lived in the Texas borderlands for the past 20 years.
This program is made possible by the Academy of American Poets with funds from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.