Maria Ochoa

Creative Nonfiction Writer

2614 Lancaster Road
Hayward, CA 94542
Phone: 
510-537-8150

Author's Bio

Maria Ochoa is a writer whose current projects include a graphic history about the San Patricios, a brigade of 19th century Irish soldiers who fought with the Mexican Army in an effort to halt the taking of Mexican territories by the United States.

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
Women in Science Fiction and Fantasy (Greenwood Press, 2009)
,
Shout Out: Women of Color Respond to Violence (Seal Press, 2008)
,
Oakland Out Loud (Jukebox Press, 2007)
,
Latinas in the United States (Indiana University Press, 2006)
Books:
Russell City: Images of America (Arcadia Publishing, 2009)
,
Creative Collectives (University of New Mexico Press, 2003)
Prizes won: 

John Sandoval Award (2010); The Creative Work Fund (2001); Ford Fellowship (); UC Humanities Institute Residency; 1999 Woman of the Year, 18th Assembly District, California

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Mexican, Mixed Race
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
Spanish
Born in: 
Oakland
Raised in: 
Oakland, CA
California
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Last update: Jan 18, 2016