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Feb 24

UTRGV Distinguished Artist Series: Jasminne Mendez

February 24 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Playwright, Translator and Award Winning AuthorJasmine Mendez is the author of two hybrid memoirs, Island of Dreams (Floricanto Press) and Night-Blooming Jasmin(n)e: Personal Essays and Poetry (Arte Público Press). Her second YA memoir, Islands Apart: Becoming Dominican American (Arte Público Press) is forthcoming in Summer 2022 and her debut poetry collection, City Without Altar, was a finalist for the Noemi Press Book Award for Poetry and will be released in August 2022. As a translator she has translated Amanda Gorman’s best-selling Change Sings into the Spanish edition La canción del cambio and has translated librettos for The Houston Grand Opera.RSVP here!For questions or special accommodations, please contact the UTRGV Creative Writing Department at (956) 665-3252 or (956) 665-3881.

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Date:
February 24
Time:
9:00 am - 11:00 am
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Website:
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Venue

UTRGV Performing Arts Complex
1201 W University Dr
Edinburg, TX 78541
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Phone
(956) 665-3881
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Organizer

UTRGV ARTS
Phone
(956)665-3881
Email
utrgvartstickets@utrgv.edu
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