Maria Ochoa

2614 Lancaster Road
Hayward, CA 94542

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

Creative Collectives
(University of New Mexico Press, 2003)
, Russell City: Images of America
(Arcadia Publishing, 2009)
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
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Identifies as: 
Mexican, Mixed Race
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Oakland, CA
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Last updated: Jan 18, 2016