Beatriz Fernandez

Poet

Miami, FL
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Author's Bio

Beatriz F. Fernandez is a Reference Librarian at Florida International University in Miami. Her chapbook Shining from a Different Firmament (Finishing Line Press, 2015) was featured at the Miami Book Fair International.  She has read her poetry on WLRN, South Florida’s NPR news station. Visit her blog, Blog as if No One is Reading, at http://www.beasbooks.blogspot.com or contact her @nebula61.

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
Feminine Rising: Voices of Power & Invisibility (Cynren Press, 2019)
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Nuclear Impact: Broken Atoms in Our Hands (Shabda Press, 2018)
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The 6th Annual Writer's Digest Poetry Awards Collection (Writer's Digest Books, 2011)
Chapbooks:
The Ocean Between Us (Backbone Press, 2017)
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Shining From a Different Firmament (Finishing Line Press, 2015)
Journals: ,
Copperfield Review
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Cyclamens and Swords
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Falling Star Magazine
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FLARE: The Flagler Review
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Label Me Latina/o
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Northern Liberties Review
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Paragon Journal
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Spark: A Creative Anthology
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Verse Wisconsin
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When Women Waken
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Writer's Digest
Prizes won: 

Grand prize winner of the 2nd annual Writer's Digest Poetry Award. Pushcart Prize Nominations 2014, 2017, 2020.  

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Too many to list!
What I'm reading now: 
The Testaments by Margaret Atwood

More Information

Gives readings: 
No
Travels for readings: 
No
Identifies as: 
Puerto Rican
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, Seniors
Fluent in: 
English, Spanish
Born in: 
PA
Pennsylvania
Raised in: 
Puerto Rico
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Last update: Jan 25, 2021