Beatriz Fernandez


Miami, FL

Author's Bio

Beatriz F. Fernandez is a Reference Librarian at Florida International University in Miami. Visit her blog, Blog as if No One is Reading, at or contact her @nebula61.

Publications & Prizes

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.  Best of the Net nomination finalist, 2015. 2nd and 3rd awards in Spark: A Creative Anthology's Contest Two and Four, respectively. Finalist Prize in Minerva Rising Literary Journal's chapbook contest.  

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: Feb 19, 2020