Start: 7:15 pm
End: 9:00 pm
Laurie Ann Guerrero’s first full-length collection, A Tongue In The Mouth Of The Dying (University of Notre Dame Press, 2013), won the 2012 Andrés Montoya Poetry Prize; she was awarded the Panhandler Publishing Award for her 2008 chapbook Babies Under the Skin. Guerrero's poetry and critical work have appeared or are forthcoming in Huizache, Texas Monthly, Acentos Review, Women's Studies Quarterly, Palo Alto Review, Global City Review, Texas Observer and others. Born and raised in the Southside of San Antonio, Guerrero holds an MFA from Drew University and a B.A. in English Language and Literature from Smith College. Guerrero is a CantoMundo fellow and member of the Macondo Writers' Workshop, and has recently joined the editorial staff at Austin-based Dos Gatos Press. Guerrero teaches at the University of the Incarnate Word and is a Visiting Writer in the MFA in Creative Writing program at the University of Texas, El Paso. Cindy Huyser hosts. An open mic follows.