Barbara Perez Marquez
DATE + TIME
November 3, 2019
Enoch Pratt Free Library Children’s Stage – West Shore Promenade, Inner Harbor
401 Light Street, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
Barbara Perez Marquez was born and raised in the Dominican Republic and holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Manhattanville College. She writes short stories and fiction, usually using coming of age and LGBTQ themes in her work. During her career, she has also been an editor for several publications and projects. Her work was first featured in a student collection in the 7th grade, the same year she decided she wanted to be a writer. Since then, she’s been featured in Manhattanville College’s Graffiti and Tinta Extinta. She’s one of the co-creators of The Cardboard Kingdom and she lives in Baltimore with her fiance and their dog, Eliot.