I am the author of the award-winning short story collection, Chola Salvation, and the novel, Huizache Women, both published by Arte Público Press. My stories have been published by Kweli Journal, Huizache, Asteri(x) Journal, and other literary journals. My poetry has been anthologized in What They Leave Behind: A Latinx Anthology and Nasty Women Poets: An Unapologetic Anthology of Subversive Verse by Lost Horse Press.

Other Works

  • Chola Salvation


Awards and Recognition

  • Jesse H. Jones Award for Best Book of Fiction Finalist
  • Cornell University Philip Freund Prize
  • International Latino Book Award
  • Pushcart Prize Special Mention
  • Best American Non-Required Reading "Reading Notable"