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Maria Ochoa

Maria Ochoa

Author's Bio

Maria Ochoa is a writer whose current projects include a graphic history about the San Patricios, a brigade of 19th century Irish soldiers who fought with the Mexican Army in an effort to halt the taking of Mexican territories by the United States.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Russell City: Images of America (Arcadia Publishing, 2009), Creative Collectives (University of New Mexico Press, 2003)
Anthologies:
Women in Science Fiction and Fantasy (Greenwood Press, 2009), Shout Out: Women of Color Respond to Violence (Seal Press, 2008), Oakland Out Loud (Jukebox Press, 2007), Latinas in the United States (Indiana University Press, 2006)
Prizes:
John Sandoval Award (2010); The Creative Work Fund (2001); Ford Fellowship (); UC Humanities Institute Residency; 1999 Woman of the Year, 18th Assembly District, California

Maria Ochoa Resume

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Listing last updated: June 9, 2011

More Information

Listed as:
Creative Nonfiction Writer
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Mexican, Mixed Race
Prefers to work with:
Any
Fluent in:
Spanish
Born in:
Oakland, CA
Raised in:
Oakland, CA

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