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Wendy C. Ortiz

Author's Bio

Wendy C. Ortiz is a Los Angeles native. Her book EXCAVATION: A MEMOIR will be published by Future Tense Books in summer 2014, and her second book, HOLLYWOOD NOTEBOOK, will be published by Writ Large Press in fall/winter 2014. She has contributed to The Nervous Breakdown, Brain, Child magazine, Mutha Magazine, The Rumpus, The Coachella Review, The New York Times, [PANK], and Specter Magazine, among others. She holds an M.A. in Clinical Psychology and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Antioch University Los Angeles. A Writer-in-Residence at Hedgebrook in 2007 and 2009, Wendy is also co-founder and curator of the Rhapsodomancy Reading Series at the Good Luck Bar in Hollywood.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Excavation: A Memoir (Future Tense Press, 2014)
Journals:
4th Street, Blood Orange Review, Brain, Child, Cranky, Eclipse, knock, McSweeney's Internet Tendency, Palabra, Pank, Specter Magazine, Spillway, Spillway Magazine, Split Lip Magazine, The Coachella Review, The Nervous Breakdown, The New York Times, The Rumpus

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Listing last updated: October 15, 2013

More Information

Listed as:
Creative Nonfiction Writer, Fiction Writer, Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Prefers to work with:
Any
Fluent in:
English
Born in:
Los Angeles, CA
Raised in:
North Hollywood, CA

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