When: Thu., Oct. 5, 12:30-1:45 p.m.
Amalia Ortiz is an actor, writer and activist who has appeared on three seasons of HBO’s Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry. Ortiz’s latest book, Rant, Chant, Chisme, was credited by NBC Latino as one of the “10 Great Latino Books of 2015” and won the Writers’ League of Texas 2015 Poetry Discovery Prize. Anthony “The Poet” Flores is a three-time San Antonio Grand Slam Poetry Champion and has represented San Antonio on six different occasions at the National Poetry Slam competition. He has performed his work throughout the United States, including on HBO’s Def Poetry Jam.