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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

Russell City: Images of America (Arcadia Publishing, 2009), Creative Collectives (University of New Mexico Press, 2003)
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)
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: January 18, 2016

More Information

Listed as:
Creative Nonfiction Writer
Gives readings?
Travels for readings?
Identifies as:
Mexican, Mixed Race
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Born in:
Oakland, CA
Raised in:
Oakland, CA

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