Jesse Sendejas Jr.
Jesse’s been writing for the Houston Press since 2013. His work has appeared elsewhere, notably on the desk of the English teacher of his high school girlfriend, Tish. The teacher recognized Jesse’s writing and gave Tish a failing grade for the essay. Tish and Jesse celebrated their 33rd anniversary as a couple in October.
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14 days ago | Listen Up!
Doing a cross-country phone interview might not sound like the best way to spend part of one’s day off – particularly if that day off followed a 36-hour day – but that’s what Eliza Klatt did on the second day of her first U.S. music tour. Klatt is...
17 days ago | Things To Do
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23 days ago | Houston Music
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26 days ago | Concerts
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29 days ago | Books
On the phone with a modern master of the subject, we ask Danez Smith about words. Smith is one of America’s rising literary stars, a black, queer, gender-neutral, HIV-positive writer from St. Paul, Minnesota whose latest collection, Homie, just re...