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

Anthologies: 
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)
Journals: 
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
Chapbook: 
Venus Rising
(Anabasis, 2000)

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Latino/Latina
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, Children, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender, Seniors, Teachers, Teenagers, Veterans
Fluent in: 
English
Raised in: 
CA
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Last updated: Jun 13, 2016