Poet and Author Carol Coffee Reposa Reading at Del Mar College March 5

Mon Feb 25, 2019

Named the 2018 Texas Poet Laureate, Reposa’s poems, reviews and essays have appeared in “The Atlanta Review,” “The Evansville Review,” “The Texas Observer,” “Southwestern American Literature,” “The Valparaiso Review,” Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review,” The Formalist,” Blue Mesa Review,” “Amarillo Bay,” Concho River Review” and River Sedge,” among other journals and anthologies.

Author of four poetry books—“At the Border: Winter Lights,” “The Green Room,” “Facts of Life” and “Underground Musicians”—Reposa was a finalist in “The Malahat Review”  Long Poem Contest, winner of the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center Poetry Contest and winner of the San Antonio Public Library’s Arts & Letters Award. She has received four Pushcart Prize nominations and received three Fulbright-Hays Fellowships for study in Russia, Peru, Ecuador and Mexico. 

Reposa earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in English at the University of Texas at Austin, where she has also taken post-graduate courses, as well as at Trinity University in San Antonio and the University of Texas at San Antonio. Named professor emerita of English at San Antonio College in 2010, Reposa is a member of the Texas Institute of Letters and serves as poetry editor of “Voices de la Luna.”