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Wendy Trevino

Visiting Writer 2019

About Wendy Trevino

Wendy Trevino was born and raised in the Rio Grande Valley of South Texas. She lives in San Francisco, where she shares an apartment with her boyfriend, friend & two senior cats. She has published chapbooks with Perfect Lovers Press, Commune Editions and Krupskaya Books. Brazilian no es una raza - a bilingual edition of the chapbook she published with Commune Editions - was published by the feminist Mexican press Enjambre Literario in July 2018. Her first book-length collection of poems Cruel Work was published by Commune Editions in September 2018. Wendy is not an experimental writer.     

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The Poetics of Borders, Race, and Capital
Wendy Trevino, Chris Nealon

Date: Friday, November 22, 2019 - 6:30pm
Location: Palabras Bilingual Bookstore, 1738 E McDowell Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85006
Type & Genre: Reading, Talk; Latinx, Poetry, Race

"A border, like race, is a cruel fiction
Maintained by constant policing, violence
Always threatening a new map. It takes
Time, lots of people’s time, to organize
The world this way. & violence. It takes more
Violence. Violence no one can confuse for
Anything but violence."

—from "Brazilian Is Not a Race" by Wendy Trevino, courtesy of The Poetry Project