Poets in Performance: David Perez

Poets in Performance: David Perez

Poets in Performance: David Perez

David Perez (photo by Ariana Perez)

Date: December 1, 2011

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Location: Hall Todd Studio Theater, Hugh Gillis Hall

Summary: The Poets & Writers Coalition and the Department of English present Poets in Performance featuring David Perez. He tours regularly throughout the United States and Canada, and has competed at the Individual World Poetry Slam and the National Poetry Slam. A recipient of the Arts Council Silicon Valley Fellowship for Literary Art, he currently lives in San Jose, where he teaches the occasional creative writing workshop and hosts various poetry and performance art events. “Love in a Time of Robot Apocalypse” is his first book of poetry. Perez will be joined on stage by students from the ENGL 131 Poetry Writing Workshop. This event is free and open to the public. Sponsors include the Associated Students of SJSU and Instructionally Related Activities.

— Submitted by Alan Soldofsky, Professor of English and Director of Creative Writing