by Marcia Kinsey Visiting Writers Series
Marcia Kinsey Visiting Writers Series: Jesus I. Valles
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.
St. Edward's University
Austin, TX, 78704-6489
Jesús I. Valles will be performing from their solo-show (Un)Documents and answering questions in St. Edward University's Jones Global Events Center as part of our Marcia Kinsey Visiting Writers Series. There will be complimentary refreshments, and the event is free and open to the public.
Open reception prior to the reading at 6 pm
Monday, March 9 at 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Robert and Pearle Ragsdale Center, Jones Global Event Center
3001 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704