Department of English

Ms. Trisha Rezende

Trisha Rezende
Lecturer of English
M.F.A., University of New Orleans
Specialties: Composition, Creative Writing, Poetry

Trisha Rezende hails from the island nation of Trinidad and Tobago. She has been in love with New Orleans, "the northern-most city of the Caribbean," since she moved here to attend graduate school in 2003. Since graduating, she has taught Composition, Creative Writing, and/or Poetry classes at Dillard University and the University of New Orleans (where she won the Student Support Service's Instructor of the Year award for five consecutive years).  As a newer member of Xavier University’s English department, she has enjoyed the abundance of bright and innovative students that attend this ground-breaking institution. Her poetry has been published in Poet Lore and Burlesque Press. Ms. Rezende lives in Mid-City with her one-eared chocolate Labrador, Soda Pop.

Office Location: Admin. 317-I