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Four Latina writers make donations to Special Collections and University Archives

RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS – MARCH 10, 2017 – Four Latina poets and writers donated material to the Special Collections and Archives Department of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley during FESTIBA, the Festival of International Books and Arts.

Writers Sheila Maldonado, Wendy Ortiz, María Palitachi and Estrella del Valle each presented her donations to Sean Visintainer, head of Special Collections and University Archives, in the Reading Room of the Brownsville Campus University Library, on Thursday, March 3.

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FESTIBA kicks off Monday at UTRGV

What originally started at the University of Texas-Pan American now has become a University of Texas Rio Grande Valley tradition.

The UTRGV Brownsville campus will kick off the Festival of International Books and Arts at 8 a.m. Monday at Rusteberg Hall by featuring works of faculty from the school of art..

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