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Malvern Books presents: Emily Perez & Ryan Sharp

For details, please visit http://malvernbooks.com/event/an-evening-with-emily-perez-ryan-sharp/.

From Malvern's website:

Join us for a reading with poets Emily Pérez and Ryan Sharp.

Emily Pérez is the author of the book House of Sugar, House of Stone, as well as the chapbook Backyard Migration Route, which explores her Mexican-American heritage and her childhood in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas. She holds degrees from Stanford and the University of Houston, where she was poetry editor for Gulf Coast and taught with Writers in the Schools. Her poems have appeared in journals including Crab Orchard Review, Calyx, Borderlands, and DIAGRAM. She is a high school dean and English teacher in Denver where she lives with her husband and sons.

Ryan Sharp holds an MFA in Writing from Pacific University and is currently pursuing his PhD in poetry and poetics at the University of Texas. His poetry and reviews have appeared or are forthcoming in several journals including Berkeley Poetry Review, Callaloo, DIALOGIST, The Ilanot Review, and PANK. He lives in Austin, TX, where he serves as the editor for Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review and as the Writers’ Studio Coordinator at Huston-Tillotson University.

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