People's Literary Festival

William Mays

William Mays is a writer/editor/photographer. He edited the Corpus Christi Writers series. He wrote the Saga of George series. He photographed and published the Oso Creek Photography series. He and his wife own and operate, an online literary magazine.

Carol Mays

Carol Mays has a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. She has written four books and co-authored a fifth with her husband. Three of the books are about talking cats: Nevins, Nevins 2, and Mortimer. Her short fiction has been featured in the Corpus Christi Writers series, other anthologies, and online at, She and her husband […]

Susan Daubenspeck

Susan Daubenspeck has been writing poems since she was 15 years old. Poetry has been her lifeline. She retired a few years ago after 25 years as an Oncology nurse here in Corpus and in Houston 

Julieta Corpus

Julieta Corpus is a bilingual poet born in Mexico. Her latest literary contribution is “Of Love And Departures/De Amor Y Despedidas”, her first bilingual collection published by EM Editoriales.

Patricia Alaniz

Born in Taft, Texas, Patricia Alaniz is the 13th of 14 children. She graduated from Taft High School. Then graduated from Bee County College with a cosmetology license. She has been married for 30 beautiful years. The couple has been blessed with 4 children and 3 grandchildren. Patricia has devoted 18 years of her life […]

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