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Malia A. Perez, Ed.D.

MALIA A. PÉREZ is a public-school librarian and educator. She is the co-founder and editor for The House of the Fighting Chupacabras Press. She holds a Doctor of Education degree specializing in Education and Teacher Leadership from Walden University. She has a certification in Library Science. She holds a Master of Education degree and a Bachelor of Science degree majoring in Interdisciplinary Studies & Elementary Education, Math, Science, English, and minoring in History, both of these degrees from Sul Ross State University. She also holds an Associates of Science degree from State Technical Institute at Memphis majoring in General Technology, Accounting, Math, Science, English, and minoring in History. She is a three-time Teacher of the Year (different districts). She is a committee member and the Robb Jackson Poetry Awards Chairperson for the Peoples Poetry Festival. She has worked in public education and charter school education since 1998. She is working on her memoir titled, I Married A Mexican and a second collection of poetry, If Tombstones Could Talk.

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