Maria Ochoa

2614 Lancaster Road
Hayward, CA 94542
Phone: 
510-537-8150

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

Books: 
Creative Collectives
(University of New Mexico Press, 2003)
, Russell City: Images of America
(Arcadia Publishing, 2009)
Anthologies: 
Latinas in the United States
(Indiana University Press, 2006)
, Oakland Out Loud
(Jukebox Press, 2007)
, Shout Out: Women of Color Respond to Violence
(Seal Press, 2008)
, Women in Science Fiction and Fantasy
(Greenwood Press, 2009)
Prizes Won: 
John Sandoval Award (2010); The Creative Work Fund (2001); Ford Fellowship (); UC Humanities Institute Residency; 1999 Woman of the Year, 18th Assembly District, California

More Information

Listed as: 
Creative Nonfiction Writer
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Mexican, Mixed Race
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
Spanish
Born in: 
Oakland
Raised in: 
Oakland, CA
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Last updated: Jan 18, 2016