Professor Quintanilla awarded $10k arts grant

The Luminaria Arts Foundation has awarded a $10,000 literary arts grant to Octavio Quintanilla, PhD, former San Antonio Poet Laureate and OLLU associate professor of English, Mass Communication and Drama.

Dr. Quintanilla is one of six recipients of the Luminaria Arts Foundation grant, which will be used to create new work. He said he will use the money to complete a book.

“I want to thank my family, my friends and my colleagues at OLLU, who always believe in my work,” Dr. Quintanilla said.