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Odd Birds is the first TCU Press book club selection!
Apr 02, 2020
Odd Birds was selected as the first TCU Press book club selection. For 6 weeks, TCU Press is hosting an online book club. The virtual book club begins on Friday, April 3. Watch or listen to Severo read the first two pages of the book. For more details and to join in follow TCU Press […]
Alice Embree reviews Odd Birds
Dec 17, 2019
Judge this book by its cover. It is stunning. And Severo Perez’ Odd Birds is a captivating read. Odd Birds [TCU Press, Fort Worth, 2019] is a fictional coming of age story, the tale of three young library interns, an older displaced artist, and the city of San Antonio. Set in 1961, in the town where the author […]
Nov 15, 2019
A tragic twist of fate leaves a revered artist destitute in Texas in this novel. Seventy-year-old Cosimo Infante Cano was born in Cuba but forged a reputation as a modernist painter living and working in Paris. In 1961, he finds himself experiencing the same “nightmarish anxiety” he felt while fighting in the Great War as […]
Severo talks "Odd Birds" on Rag Radio
Oct 25, 2019
Listen to Severo as he talks with the Rag Radio podcast host, Thorne Dryer. They talk about the book, Odd Birds, ... And The Earth Did Not Swallow Him production, and of course some Texas politics. Click here to listen...
Severo Perez to appear at the Texas Book Festival on Sunday, October 27
Oct 25, 2019
Severo Perez will appear at the Texas Book Festival on Sunday, October 27, from 4 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. as part of the panel "Dropped in Texas: International Perspectives On the Lone Star State." Read about more festival highlights here. See the full line up of Adult authors here Severo's Bio for Texas Book Festival