Deborah D.E.E.P. Mouton

Deborah D.E.E.P. Mouton, Houston’s poet laureate emeritus, Mouton is an internationally known poet, educator, activist, and author of Newsworthy (Bloomsday Literary). As executive director of VIP Arts Houston, Ms. Mouton seeks to build bridges that amplify the voices of artists around the nation. She wrote the libretto for Marian’s Song, a Houston Grand Opera commission which premiered March 2020.

Fall 2020