Books:Adagio con fugas y ciertos afectos
(Verbum, 2013), Not Myself Without You
(Bilingual Review Press, 2012), Not myself without you
(Bilingual Review Press, 2012), Salmos del cuerpo ardiente
(Artist Book, 2007), Samandar: Book of Travels
(Tse Tse, 2007), Samandar: Libro de viajes/Book of Travels
(Tse Tse, 2007), Bestiary: Selected Poems 1986-1997.
(Bilingual Review Press, 2004), La Estatuilla
(Cultural, 2004), May the transvestites of my island..
(Belladonna Books, 2004), Salmos del cuerpo ardiente
(Chihuahua Arde, 2004), Historias de Pulgarcito
(Cultural, 1999), La Rosa Mecanica
Anthologies:Writing Toward Hope
(Yale University Press, 2007), Caribbean Creolization: Reflections on the Cultural Dynamics of Language
(University of Florida Press, 1998), Winds of Change: The Transforming Voices of Caribbean Women Writers
(Peter Lang Publishing, 1998)
She was the winner of the Juan Rulfo Short Story Award (France) in 2002. In 2004, her Bestiary: Selected Poems 1986-1997 received an Honorable Mention in the ForeWord Reviews Book of the Year Awards. Bestiary was selected also as one of the "May-June 2004 Picks" by Small Press Review. Her novel Sin ti no soy yo (second edition) is part of The New Essential Guide to Spanish Reading (2012), and its English translation, Not Myself Without You, was selected as part of "2013 Top Ten New Latino Authors to Watch". She was awarded an Honorable Mention for the National Poetry Series 2014 Paz Prize for Poetry as well as an Honorable Mention for the Premio Nacional Luis Lloréns Torres, Casa de los Poetas, 2014 (PR). She was selected as Judge for the BorderSenses Literary Prize in Fiction, 2014.