Wendy C. Ortiz is a Los Angeles native. She has contributed to The Rumpus, The Coachella Review, The New York Times, PANK Magazine, and Specter Magazine, among others. She holds an M.A. in Clinical Psychology and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Antioch University Los Angeles. A Writer-in-Residence at Hedgebrook in 2007 and 2009, Wendy is co-founder and curator of the Rhapsodomancy Reading Series at the Good Luck Bar in Hollywood.
Wendy has read at various venues, including the West Hollywood Book Fair (Los Angeles), The Knitting Factory (Los Angeles), World Stage (Los Angeles), the Echo Park Poetry Festival (Los Angeles), and the first Ladyfest in Olympia, Washington in 2000.
She has been a creative writing teacher of undergraduate university students as well as Los Angeles youth in juvenile detention facilities. While living in Olympia, Washington, she was a mudwrestler, library worker, and editor and publisher of a handbound literary journal. She received a B.A. from The Evergreen State College in 1995 and lived in Olympia, Washington for eight years before returning to Los Angeles. She is currently at work on a memoir and a poetry collection.
Connect with me online! My site, blog, or Twitter handle are:
Books I've written, anthologies I've contributed to, and any scripts or plays I've authored:
I have an essay that appeared in the Modern Love column of The New York Times (7/29/12). Recent creative nonfiction has been published in PANK Magazine and Specter Magazine online. Recent fiction has been published in Specter Magazine. I have poetry in Spillway, Blood Orange Review, Palabra: A Magazine of Chicano and Latino Literary Art, Cranky, KNOCK, and Eclipse, among others.
Media outlets that I currently write for:
My writing is:
Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Memoir
I found out about She Writes from:
Comment Wall (1 comment)
You need to be a member of She Writes to add comments!