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Evangelina Vigil-Piñón is a Latina, poet, translator and television personality. Born on November 29, 1949 in San Antonio, Texas. Her mother and father are from San Antonio and Seguin, Texas respectively. The maternal side of her family emigrated to Texas in the early 1900s from Parras, Mexico. After spending most of her life in San Antonio, Evangelina earned a scholarship for business administration and enrolled at Prairie View A&M University in 1968, later transferring to the University of Houston. She graduated from UH with a B.A. in English in 1974. She studied at St. Mary's University, and University of Texas at San Antonio. She has been assistant editor of Americas Review, an instructor at UH, and a television personality based in Houston where she continues to live. Since 2012, Vigil-Piñón has been the Public Information Officer for the City of Houston's Department of Neighborhoods.
Materials were donated to Special Collections on October 17, 2018.
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Evangelina Vigil-Piñón Papers, 2018-040. University of Houston Libraries Special Collections. https://findingaids.lib.uh.edu/repositories/2/resources/497 Accessed March 09, 2021.
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