Norma E. Cantú introduces authors Irene Lara Silva and Octavio Quintanilla

Poet laureates of Texas join community at Trinity

ire’ne lara silva and Octavio Quintanilla discuss writing about loss and identity
Lara Lashus, Arts & Entertainment Columnist February 8, 2024

Poet laureates of Texas join community at Trinity ire’ne lara silva and Octavio Quintanilla discuss writing about loss and identity ire’ne lara silva, 2023 Texas state poet laureate, and Octavio...

Dr. Andrew Porter signed copies at his book launch on Tuesday night.

Finding inspiration in the ordinary: “The Disappeared”

Trinity professor Andrew Porter shares insights into the creative process from his new book
Samira Turino, Arts & Entertainment Reporter April 13, 2023

In his latest book, “The Disappeared,” Andrew Porter, professor of English and director of the creative writing program at Trinity, plunges readers into the vanishings in the cities of San Antonio...

Ross Gay introduces himself at the Ross Gay lecture event.

Ross Gay spreads delight at reading

Poet and writer Ross Gay visited campus for a prose reading, Q&A and book signing
Samara Gerstle, News Reporter March 2, 2023

On Tuesday Feb. 21, Ross Gay, poet and creative nonfiction writer, visited Trinity as a part of the annual Stieren Arts Enrichment Series (SAES) for the English program. The English department held a Q&A...

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Black History Month: San Antonio figures you should know

Kara Killinger February 27, 2020

Illustrations by Andrea NebhutAndrea “Vocab” SandersonB. 1981Andrea “Vocab” Sanderson is a singer, rapper and slam poet who has been performing across San Antonio for almost two...

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High Noon launches second issue with local writers, poets

Heidi Neighbours January 23, 2020
Trinity’s newest lit mag celebrates “Difficult Conversations” with students, SA community members
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Kai Davis delivers “A Love Letter to Black Folks”

Noelle Barrera February 20, 2019
Acclaimed slam poet discusses black identity, queerness and womanhood
Famous for her viral hit “Dear Straight People,” Denice Frohman discusses her personal experiences as a queer Latina and how they have affected her poetry. Frohman’s work is notable for challenging popular narratives concerning often-overlooked identities, including both racial and sexual minorities, as well as the working class. photo by Chloe Sonnier, staff photographer

Rupture and reclamation at lively Frohman reading

Georgie Riggs February 7, 2018

“I’ve been thinking about what poetry can do in this time of rupture,” said Denice Frohman, poet and latest performer in the MAS Álvarez Seminar when describing her approach to writing in this political...

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