Beatriz Fernandez


Miami, FL

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 or contact her @nebula61.

Publications & Prizes

Feminine Rising: Voices of Power & Invisibility (Cynren Press, 2019)
Nuclear Impact: Broken Atoms in Our Hands (Shabda Press, 2018)
The 6th Annual Writer's Digest Poetry Awards Collection (Writer's Digest Books, 2011)
The Ocean Between Us (Backbone Press, 2017)
Shining From a Different Firmament (Finishing Line Press, 2015)
Journals: ,
Copperfield Review
Cyclamens and Swords
Falling Star Magazine
FLARE: The Flagler Review
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Label Me Latina/o
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Northern Liberties Review
Paragon Journal
Spark: A Creative Anthology
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Verse Wisconsin
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When Women Waken
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: 
Travels for readings: 
Identifies as: 
Puerto Rican
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, Seniors
Fluent in: 
English, Spanish
Born in: 
Raised in: 
Puerto Rico
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Last update: Jan 25, 2021