Gregg Barrios

Gregg Barrios is a San Antonio playwright, poet and journalist. He is a 2013 USC Annenberg Getty Fellow, and serves on the board of directors of the National Book Critics Circle. His play, I-DJ, premieres at the 2014 NYC Frigid Fringe Festival.
  • Risqué Business

    How times have changed. These days, the term burlesque conjures the safest kind of sexiness, a retro-flirty striptease that’s tame enough for hipster bars, […] Full Story

  • Birthmark

    cloudy moon rises over white silver sands El Chuco hills smooth concrete loom like dunes awaiting some pachuco’s arrival to mark in ancient script […] Full Story

  • Afterword

    Growing up in the south Texas town of Victoria in the 1950s, my future seemed bleaker than that of the teenagers in The Last […] Full Story

  • The Hummingbird’s Great-Great Nephew

    If there is such a thing as reincarnation, Luis Alberto Urrea predicts, he will be back as Emiliano Zapata. In this lifetime, Urrea was […] Full Story

  • Afterword

    After the success of The Glass Menagerie, Thomas Lanier Williams, later known as Tennessee, spent time in Mexico in late 1945. “I feel I […] Full Story