Yani Pérez

WRITER

About

YANI PÉREZ is an Ecuadorian born, Brooklyn raised poet and playwright.  Her work can be found in literary journals and websites such as Brooklyn Paramount, By the Overpass, Having A Whiskey Coke With You, Napalm and Novocain, Jellyfish Whispers, Barbie in a Blender Anthology and Storm Cycle 2012: The Best of Kind of a Hurricane Press. She reads her poetry in literary events throughout the city. She assists with literary workshops and publicity at IATI Theater. 

 

She also does marketing for artists, theaters and businesses. When not writing, plays, poetry or marketing materials, she teaches English at the university level. Her current research entails the merging of American and Hispanic concepts in second and third generations to accommodate the duality of Latinos in America. She received her M.F.A in Creative Writing from Long Island University/Brooklyn.

 

Plays

NEW PERSPECTIVES THEATRE
God Don't Exist for Girls from Brooklyn
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UPCOMING EVENTS
Rice, a new play by Perez, will be featured at La MaMa Experimental Theatre in March. God Don't Exist for Girls from Brooklyn will also be revamped for a production in Colombia that same month.
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365 WOMEN A YEAR
Kane, based on the playwright Sarah Kane
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LEELA NYC THEATER COMPANY
The Engagement Party
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