Efraín Garza received his B.A. in Spanish and Bilingual Education from the University of Texas at Brownsville, and his M.A. & Ph. D. in Romance Languages and Spanish Literature from Texas Tech University. At the present time, he is teaching at the University of Northern Colorado. As a product of his lyrical interest, Editorial Verbum published his first collection of poems Acuarela de la vida, Watercolor of life in 2003. He has presented his poetic works “Etnología en cuestión” and “Plenilunio de otoño” at the University of Louisville, and “Fronteras” at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville.