Mónica Teresa Ortiz

Austin, TX

Author's Bio

Mónica Teresa Ortiz was born and raised in Texas. She lives in Austin.

Publications and Prizes

Anthologies: 
Liberty's Vigil: The Occupy Anthology
(Foothills Publishing, 2012)
, Pariahs Anthology
(Stephen F. Austin State University Press, 2016)
, Rebeldes: Proyecto Latina Anthology
(City of Chicago, 2015)
, The Border Crossed Us
(Vagabond Press, 2015)
, Weight of Addition
(Mutabilis Press, 2007)
, Writing on the Wind
(Texas Tech University Press, 2004)
Journals: 
Bombay Gin, Border Senses, Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review, Huizache, In the Grove, OCHO, Palabra, Pilgrimage Magazine, Raspa Magazine, Rio Grande Review, Sinister Wisdom
Chapbook: 
On a Greyhound Straight From the 915
(Finishing Line Press, 2008)
Prizes Won: 
2007 Alfredo Cisneros del Moral Honorable Mention, 2013 Green Briar Review Honorable Mention, 2010 & 2012 Andres Montoya Latino Poetry prize finalist, 2011 Texas Observer Short Story Finalist

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
Bulletproof Vest by Maria Venegas
,
1Q84 Vol. 3 by H. Murakami

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Mexican
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Plainview
Raised in: 
TX
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Last updated: Sep 15, 2015