Deborah Paredez

Deborah Paredez is the author of the poetry volume, This Side of Skin, and the critical study, Selenidad: Selena, Latinos, and the Performance of Memory. She teaches at the University of Texas-Austin and is a co-founder of CantoMundo, a national organization for Latina/o poets.  Her relay team won a silver medal in the 1976 El Dorado Elementary School Field Day Track Meet.