Irene Chavez Galvan

Irene Chavez Galvan

Irene Chavez Galvan is a poet, playwright, storyteller, and entrepreneur.

Her play Las Cochinas Christmas was featured in the Teatro Salon at the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Theatre. She wrote and directed the play. She also co-wrote, The Prey which was later made into a short film.

In 2017, the City of San Antonio Department of Arts and Culture with the support from Gemini Ink chose her poem “Esperanza” as part of the 30 Poems for the Tricentennial. The thirty poems featured in this anthology were selected by a panel of nationally recognized poets and tell the story of San Antonio, celebrating the people, places, and history of our great city. Her work has also been published in the St. Mary’s University Pecan Review.

Irene has a long history of community activism and worked for the United Farm Workers in California. Irene is a graduate of St. Mary’s University where she earned her bachelor’s degree in Speech Communications and her MBA.

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