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Porterville College

PC Writer and Poets Speaker Series - Tim Z Hernandez Virtual Event

About Tim Z Hernandez:

Tim Z. Hernandez is an award-winning writer, research scholar, and performer. His work includes poetry, fiction, and non-fiction, and he is the recipient of numerous awards, most notably the American Book Award, the Colorado Book Award, and the International Latino Book Award. His work has been featured in the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times, C-Span, and NPR’s All Things Considered. Public Radio International hailed his book, Mañana Means Heaven, as one of their top picks of the year in 2013. Hernandez was also named one of sixteen New American Poets by the Poetry Society of America, and he has received accolades and recognition for his research on locating the victims of the 1948 plane wreck at Los Gatos Canyon, the incident made famous by Woody Guthrie’s song of the same name. The result of this work is the basis for his Documentary Novel, All They Will Call You, the first installment of “The Plane Crash Series,” which he continues to write and research. Hernandez holds a B.A. from Naropa University and an M.F.A. from Bennington College, and he is an Associate Professor with the University of Texas El Paso’s Bilingual M.F.A. in Creative Writing.


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Date & Time: 
Thu, 09/23/2021 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Virtual (Zoom)