Heidi Andrea Restrepo Rhodes

Author's Bio

Heidi Andrea Restrepo Rhodes is a queer, mixed-race, second-generation Colombian immigrant, writer, scholar, artist, and activist. Currently the Outreach Representative for Queer and Trans* Incarcerated poets for Nepantla: A Journal for Queer People of Color, she is committed to creative work as a practice of witness, social documentation, historical memory, of radical healing, of provocation to action, and as a tool for liberation. Her poetry has been seen or is forthcoming in a number of literary journals and anthologies, including Kudzu House Review, As/Us, Feminist Studies Journal, Decomp Magazine, Yellow Medicine Review, Write Bloody’s ‘We Will Be Shelter’, and others. She lives in Brooklyn.

Publications and Prizes

Pariahs Anthology
(Stephen F. Austin State University Press, 2016)
, Veils, Halos, and Shackles: International Poetry on the Abuse and Oppression of Women
(Kasva Press, 2016)
, We Will Be Shelter
(Write Bloody Publishing, 2014)
Adrienne, As/Us, Connotation Press, Decomp Magazine, Descant, Heavy Feather Review, Mobius: The Journal of Social Change, Pank, Raspa Magazine, Scintilla Magazine, Wilde Magazine, Word Riot, Yellow Medicine Review
Venus Rising
(Anabasis, 2000)

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Last updated: Jun 13, 2016