EDINBURG, Texas – The Museum of South Texas History welcomes Edward Vidaurre to present during the Sunday Speaker Series presentation titled “‘By Throat, By Miracle: new and selected poems’” at 2 p.m. Nov. 19.
Vidaurre, the author of “By Throat, By Miracle” (Luchadora Press), will discuss on how to dismantle writer’s block by sharing the poetry in his latest book.
Vidaurre is an award-winning poet and author of eight collections of poetry. He was the 2018-2019 City of McAllen, Texas, Poet Laureate, 2022 inductee to the Texas Institute of Letters and publisher of FlowerSong Press. His writings have appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The Texas Observer, Los Angeles Review of Books, as well as other journals and anthologies. Vidaurre resides in McAllen, Texas, with his wife Liliana, their daughter Luisa Isabella, and their furry rescue babies.
Sunday Speaker Series is included in the fee for regular museum admission. FRIENDS of MOSTHistory are admitted free as a benefit of FRIENDship and must present their FRIENDship card at the Admissions Desk.This program is made possible with generous support from the Carmen C. Guerra Endowment. Mrs. Guerra was deeply committed to supporting educational opportunities in the Rio Grande Valley. This named endowment was created at the museum by her family to honor her memory and to continue her commitment to providing opportunities for education to the community