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First Artist in Residence at the Penn Museum

Carlos José Pérez Sámano is a writer and poet from Mexico. 

He has an MFA in Creative Writing and MA in Publishing by Rosemont College. 

He has 4 published books in Mexico.

His work has been featured in anthologies in Argentina, Spain, the United States, Italy, Spain, and India. 

He was awarded as a 2021 Everyday Genius by I belong Philly and the Da Vinci Arts Alliance.

He is the first Artist in Residence at the Penn Museum. 

Currently he is writing an opera for the National Opera Orchestra in Montpellier, France.

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