Carolina Hinojosa

Poet, Creative Nonfiction Writer

San Antonio, TX 78214

Author's Bio

Carolina Hinojosa is a Chicana, Tejana, and Mujerista poet, freelance writer, and storyteller. Her work focuses on faith and social justice. Her work can be found in On Being, The Rumpus, The Acentos Review, Lookout Magazine, Rock & Sling: a journal of witness, and more. Her conferences and talks include, "A Theo(poet)ic Revolution: The Language of Liberation" at Women Doing Theology, and "Writing as Liberative Praxis: A Latina Narrative" at Gemini Ink Writers Conference. (Former names used: Carolina Hinojosa-Cisneros)

Her chapbook was published by FlowerSong Books titled, Becoming Coztototl. Carolina holds an MA in Literature, Creative Writing, and Social Justice from Our Lady of the Lake University. 

Publications & Prizes

Creative Nonfiction

Journals: ,
In Touch
On Being


Coritos for Las de Afuera (Routledge Press, 2019)
Becoming Coztōtōtl (FlowerSong Press, 2019)
Journals: ,
Bird's Thumb
Christianity Today
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Sagebrush Review Literary Journal
ZOUCH Magazine & Miscellany
Prizes won: 

Jack Sr. and Doris McCord Smothers Scholarship

2019 Award in Theopoetics

2019 Pushcart Nominee for "Blessed be the Mother"

2019 Rubem Alves Award in Theopoetics

2020 Albert J. Griffith Ph.D. Endowed Fellowship

Quest English Fellowship

More Information

Gives readings: 
Travels for readings: 
Identifies as: 
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, Immigration, Teenagers, Women
Fluent in: 
English, Spanish
Born in: 
San Antonio, TX
Raised in: 
San Antonio, TX
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Last update: Dec 26, 2020