Mónica Teresa Ortiz

Poet

Austin, TX

Author's Bio

Mónica Teresa Ortiz was born and raised in Texas. She lives in Austin.

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
Pariahs Anthology (Stephen F. Austin State University Press, 2016)
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Rebeldes: Proyecto Latina Anthology (City of Chicago, 2015)
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The Border Crossed Us (Vagabond Press, 2015)
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Liberty's Vigil: The Occupy Anthology (Foothills Publishing, 2012)
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Weight of Addition (Mutabilis Press, 2007)
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Writing on the Wind (Texas Tech University Press, 2004)
Chapbook:
On a Greyhound Straight From the 915 (Finishing Line Press, 2008)
Journals: , , ,
Huizache
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In the Grove
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OCHO
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Pilgrimage Magazine
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Rio Grande Review
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Prizes won: 

2007 Alfredo Cisneros del Moral Honorable Mention, 2013 Green Briar Review Honorable Mention, 2010 & 2012 Andres Montoya Latino Poetry prize finalist, 2011 Texas Observer Short Story Finalist

Personal Favorites

What I'm reading now: 
Bulletproof Vest by Maria Venegas, 1Q84 Vol. 3 by H. Murakami

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Mexican
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Plainview
Raised in: 
TX
Texas
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Last update: Sep 15, 2015