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ODD Birds

The year is 1961, just as the struggle for desegregation is gaining steam. Seventy-year-old Cosimo Infante Cano, a Cuban-born artist in need of inspiration, follows his lover to Texas in what is to be a temporary sabbatical from their life in France. Unexpectedly, he finds himself …
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Severo Perez

Award-winning filmmaker, playwright, and writer, Severo Perez grew up in Westside San Antonio and graduated from the University of Texas, Austin.  For over forty years, he produced films for PBS, network and cable television, corporate sponsors, and the educational market. His feature film adaptation of the novel …and the earth did not swallow him (1994) by Tomas Rivera won eleven international awards, including one for Best Director and five for Best Picture. His first novel, Willa Brown & the Challengers, is historical fiction based on the real-life African American aviation pioneer, Willa Beatrice Brown. Odd Birds is his second novel. His third book, Filmmaker's Journey, is schedule for publication in the spring of 2024.

Severo was inducted into the Texas Institute of Letters in 2019.

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