***Originally Aired November 27, 2016***
Emmy Pérez is a California-born writer with roots in El Paso. Her life and career have led her to follow the course of the Rio Grande...from El Paso to the Rio Grande Valley. Her latest collection, "With the River on Our Face," contains sprawling beautiful poems inspired by the Rio Grande,the surrounding environment, immigration, and borders. She joins us on this program to tell us more about the collection and read a few poems.
Aired July 2, 2017