Heidi Andrea Restrepo Rhodes

Poet

Author's Bio

Heidi Andrea Restrepo Rhodes is a queer, second-generation Colombian immigrant, poet, artist, scholar, and activist. Her creative work has been published, exhibited, and performed in As/Us, Pank, Raspa, Word Riot, Feminist Studies, Huizache, the National Queer Arts Festival, The Sick Collective, the Bureau of General Services-Queer Division, SomArts, and Galería de la Raza, among other places. She was a semi-finalist for the 2017 92-Y/Unterburg Poetry Center Discovery Contest, and a semi-finals judge for the 2017 Youth Speaks/Brave New Voices National Poetry Slam Competition. Her manuscript 'The Inheritance of Haunting' was awarded the 2018 Andrés Montoya Poetry Prize, and was published by University of Notre Dame Press in 2019. Born in Arizona, and raised in California, she currently lives in Brooklyn.

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
Pariahs Anthology (Stephen F. Austin State University Press, 2016)
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Veils, Halos, and Shackles: International Poetry on the Abuse and Oppression of Women (Kasva Press, 2016)
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We Will Be Shelter (Write Bloody Publishing, 2014)
Chapbook:
Venus Rising (Anabasis, 2000)
Journals: ,
Adrienne
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As/Us
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Connotation Press
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Descant
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Heavy Feather Review
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Huizache
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Pank
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Scintilla Magazine
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Wilde Magazine
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Word Riot
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Prizes won: 

2018 Andrés Montoya Poetry Prize

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Latino/Latina/Latinx, LGBTQ
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, Children, LGBTQ, Seniors, Teachers, Teenagers, Veterans
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Phoenix, AZ
Arizona
Raised in: 
San Juan Capistrano, CA
California
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Last update: May 10, 2019