Friday, June 25, 2010

Local Texas Authors to speak at South Texas College Mid-Valley Library

Two Local Texas Authors, Dr. Genaro Gonzalez & Chuy Ramirez will be featured at STC Mid-Valley Library Building E on Wednesday July 21st, 2010 at 6:30pm.

Genaro Gonzalez was born and raised in McAllen, Texas. He received his B.A. in psychology from Pomona College in Claremont, California and his Ph.D. in social psychology/personality from the University of California at Santa Cruz. He has taught at The Texas Governor's School at U.T. Austin, Wichita State University in Wichita, Kansas, and The University of the Americas in Puebla, Mexico. He is currently a Professor of Psychology at U.T.-Pan American.

Dr. Gonzalez has published four books of fiction: Rainbow's End, Only Sons, The Quixote Cult and A So-Called Vacation. His most recent collection of short stories, The Unearthing and Other Narratives, is currently under review for possible publication.

Chuy Ramirez is an attorney who practices law in McAllen, Texas and is a partner in the firm Ramirez & Guerrero, LLP. He is currently corporate legal counsel for a local south Texas bank, a Texas national bank with branches throughout South Texas and more recently in San Antonio. He grew up in the Rio Grande Valley and is no stranger to the strawberry fields, to which he traveled over the years with his family and thousands of families from South Texas.

Ramirez attended Pan American University at Edinburg, Texas and is a graduate of the University of Texas School of Law. At the law school, he served as Articles Editor for the International Law Journal and published a note entitled, “Altering the Policy of Neglect of Undocumented Immigration from South of the Border, Vol. 18 in 1983. Strawberry Fields is his first fictional work. Toy Soldiers, a young adult short story will be released soon. Ramirez lives in Texas with is wife of 39 years Aida, who is a retired public school teacher.

Strawberry Fields is available for purchase at Amazon.

Sout Texas College
Author Event
July 21st, 2010
Wednesday 6:30pm
Mid-Valley Library
Building E
Weslaco, Texas

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Strawberry Fields, A Book of Short Stories

Toy Soldiers-to be released

Joaquin's Journey-to be released


Altering the Policy of Neglect of Undocumented Immigration from South of the Border, Vol. 18 in 1983

Igualada: Exploring The Gloria Anzaldua Link Between Powerlessness and Chicano/a Self-Expression



Chuy Ramirez at STC Pecan Library Campus