Mónica Teresa Ortiz

Mónica Teresa Ortiz was born and raised in Texas. Her work has appeared in Huizache, Pilgrimage Magazine, Borderlands, and online in As/US, The Texas Observer, and Black Girl Dangerous. A two-time Andres Montoya Letras Latinas Poetry Prize finalist, Ortiz is the poetry editor for Raspa Magazine, a queer Latino literary art journal. Follow her on Twitter @citlallifalling.

The Book Report: Small Town Dreams

Chock-full of Texas stereotypes and overwrought clichés, this novel follows a fatal discovery and the subsequent unraveling of three young small town girls. Read More