Jason Magabo Perez

Jason Magabo Perez is a Filipino American writer, performer, & scholar. Perez is the author of This is for the mostless. (WordTech Editions, Forthcoming 2017), & You Will Gonna Go Crazy (2011), a multimedia performance commissioned by Kularts SF & funded by a Challenge America Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. Perez’s writing has also appeared or is forthcoming in Witness, TAYO Literary Magazine, Eleven Eleven, Mission at Tenth, vitriol, & The Feminist Wire, & was nominated for the Best of Net 2015. Formerly a featured artist at the New Americans Museum, Perez has performed at several college & university campuses across the U.S., & at venues such as the National Asian American Theater Festival, the International Conference of the Philippines, the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, the Asian Art Museum SF, & the La Jolla Playhouse. For the past several years, Perez has taught writing, performance, & ethnic studies at various colleges & universities in San Diego. Perez received an MFA in Writing & Consciousness from New College of California & is an alumnus of the Voices of Our Nation (VONA) Writing Workshops for Writers of Color. Currently, Perez is completing a dual PhD in Ethnic Studies & Communication at the University of California, San Diego. In September 2016, Perez will begin an appointment as Assistant Professor of Fiction Writing in the Department of English at California State University at San Bernardino.