Maria "Miriam"   Herrera

Lecturer II  

Office: ELABS 205-a
Phone: (956) 665-6771
Email: maria.herrera@utrgv.edu
Website: en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/M._Miriam_Herrera

M. Miriam Herrera

M. Miriam Herrera graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her poetry has been published in New Millenium Writings, Earth's Daugters, Southwestern American Literature and other national journals





Selected Publications


  • M. Miriam Herrera. "Valle Grande". University of Colorado, Colorado Spring CO: HaLapid: The Journal of the Society for Crypto-Judaic Studies, July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 2015.

  • M. Miriam Herrera. "Childhood Dream in Chalk". University of Colorado, Colorado Spring CO: HaLapid: The Journal of the Society for Crypto-Judaic Studies, July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 2014.

  • M. Miriam Herrera. "Interview with Multi-cultural Poet, M. Miriam Herrera". New York, NY: The Cartier Street Review Literary and Art Magazine , July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 2013.

  • M. Miriam Herrera. "Kaddish For Columbus" . New York, NY: The Cartier Street Review Literary and Art Magazine , July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 2013.

  • M. Miriam Herrera. "Fear of Snakes: The Dynamics of Fear and Hiding Among Descendants of Crypto-Jews". University of Colorado, Colorado Springs CO : Halapid: The Journal of the Society for Crypto-Judaic Studies, July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 2012.

  • M. Miriam Herrera. "A Converso Celebrates Her First Dia de los Muertos". University of Colorado, Colorado Springs CO : Halapid: The Journal of the Society for Crypto-Judaic Studies, January (1st Quarter/Winter) 2011.

  • M. Miriam Herrera. Kaddish for Columbus. Georgetown KY : Finishing Line Press, New Women's Voices Series, no. 68 2009.

  • M. Miriam Herrera. "Ahuacatl". Texas State University; San Marcos, Texas: Southwestern American Literature, XXXIV No. 1, no. Fall 2008 October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 2008.

  • M. Miriam Herrera. "Blessing the Animals". Texas State University; San Marcos, Texas: Southwestern American Literature, XXXIV No. 1, no. Fall 2008 October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 2008.

  • M. Miriam Herrera. "La Malinche". Texas State University; San Marcos, Texas: Southwestern American Literature, XXXIV No. 1, no. Fall 2008 October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 2008.



Selected Presentations


  • Marianita Escamilla, Katherine Hoerth, and Maria Herrera. "Poetry of Health and Healing," FESTIBA, UTRGV, Edinburg (March 2017)

  • M. Miriam Herrera. "
“Disguise and Return: Judaism and Ambiguous Identity in the Art and Poetry of Gail Gutierrez and M. Miriam Herrera”," University of Houston: Tenneco Endowed Lecture, UH Department of Modern & Classical Languages (co-sponsor), University of Houston, Houston Tx (March 2011)



Selected Performances and Exhibitions


  • "Festiba: The Poetry of Health and Healing," Contributors and editors of riverSedge. Edinburg, TX (2017)

  • M. Miriam Herrera. "Festiba: M. Miriam Herrera Poetry Reading ," Poetry Reading. Edinburg, TX (2016)

  • "Festiba: Creative Writing Faculty Reading," Creative Writing Faculty . Edinburg, TX (2015)

  • M. Miriam Herrera. "Festiba: Crypto-Jews of South Texas," Creative Writing Faculty . Edinburg, TX (2015)

  • M. Miriam Herrera. "Festiba: Poetric Landscape," Poetry Reading. Edinburg, TX (2014)

  • M. Miriam Herrera. "Festiba: M. Miriam Herrera Poetry Reading ," Poetry Reading. Edinburg, TX (2013)

  • M. Miriam Herrera. "Conversos of the Texas Borderlands," El Paso TX (2012)

  • M. Miriam Herrera. "Festiba: Exploring the Ambiguity of Multiple Identities," Poetry Reading. Edinburg, TX (2012)

  • M. Miriam Herrera. "Poems from the Rio Grande Borderlands," PanAM Days: M. Miriam Herrera Poetry Reading . Edinburg, TX (2012)

  • M. Miriam Herrera. "Poet M. Miriam Herrera Reads her Work," National Hispanic Awareness Month: Poetry Reading. Columbus, OH (2001)

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