Creative and Technical Writing

 

Creative Writing Awards

  • 2007 Astraea Foundation Honorary Mention in Poetry for the Poetry Collection: Dedication.
  • 2005 Will Inman Award, 22nd Annual Statewide Poetry Contest, Tucson Poetry Festival: Poetry and Painting Finalist (4th Place).

Creative Writing

  • “The Bus,” Hot & Bothered 4. (Anthology) Edited by Karen X. Tulchinsky, Arsenal Pulp Press, Vancouver, Canada, 2003.
  • “La Gaita.” Hot & Bothered 2. (Anthology) Edited by Karen X. Tulchinsky, Arsenal Pulp Press, Vancouver, Canada, 1999.
  • “The Language of Pain.” Hot & Bothered. (Anthology) Edited by Karen X. Tulchinsky. Arsenal Pulp Press, Vancouver, Canada, 1998.
  • “Coquibacoa.” Tongues of Fire: Caribbean Lesbians Lives and Stories. (Anthology) Edited by Rosamund Elwin, the Women’s Press, Toronto, Canada, 1998.
  • “Yellow Leaves.” New to North America: Writing by U.S. Immigrants, their Children and Grandchildren. (Anthology) Edited by Abby Bogomonly, Burning Bush Publications, Santa Cruz, California, 1997.
  • “The Language of Pain,” Conmocion, Lambda Community Center of Greater Miami, Miami, Florida, Issue 3, 1996.
  • “El Jabillo,” Conmocion, Lambda Community Center of Greater Miami, Miami, Florida,  Issue 1, 1995.
  • “Corundum,” Conmocion, Lambda Community Center of Greater Miami, Miami, Florida, Issue 1, 1995.
  • “El Jabillo,” Revista Mujeres Special Issue: African-American and Chicana/Latina Voices, edited by Elba Sanchez, Volume 10, University of California, Santa Cruz, California, 1993.
  • “In My Dreams,” Revista Mujeres Special Issue: African-American and Chicana/Latina Voices, edited by Elba Sanchez, Volume 10, University of California, Santa Cruz, California, 1993.

Creative Writing Readings

  • Edge 81 featured reader, a program sponsored by the University of Arizona Poetry Center. Edge is a lit & performance series of local and national writers and cross-genre artists, emphasizing diversity of narrative, identity and literary source.  November 18, 2015, Tucson, Arizona
  • Institute of Hispanic/Latino Cultures, La Casita, University of Florida, as part of Hispanic Heritage Month, September 29, 2015, Gainesville, Florida
  • International Women’s Day Fiction Reading, El Fortín de las Flores, South Tucson, Arizona, 2015 – Reading with Mujeres Que Escriben Writers Group.
  • University of Arizona Private Collections Library, Tucson, Arizona 2003 – Reading with Mujeres Que Escriben.
  • Resistance on the Border: Globalization, Militarization, Immigration 3rd Annual Activist Collaboration Symposium, Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona, December 2002- Featured Poet with Jessica Jaramillo. Poetry reading as a part of the Performing the Border: Film, Poetry, and Arts Installation opening reception.
  • The 17th National Hispanic Women Conference, Phoenix, Arizona, September 19, 2002- Poetry reading with Mujeres Que Escriben as a component of the Latina Authors Panel: The Power & Art of Latina Literature.
  • National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies Annual Conference, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, April 2001 – Reader (poetry and fiction) at the “Borrando Fronteras/Erasing Borders: Gay and Lesbian Creative Writers Interpreting the Erotic,” sponsored by the University of Arizona Mexican American Studies and Research Center.
  • REFORMA National Conference- Affiliate of the American Library Association (ALA) Conference, Tucson, Arizona, August 2000 – Reader (poetry and fiction) at the “Palabrotas Jotas: Readings by Latino/Latina Gay and Lesbian.”
  • KXCI Independent Radio, Tucson, Arizona, October 2000 – Reader (poetry and fiction) for the radio program “Words.”
  • National American Library Association (ALA) Conference, New Orleans, 1998– Selected author by the National American Library Association Feminist Task Force from the anthology New to North America: Writings by U.S. Immigrants, their Children and Grandchildren, edited by Abby Bogomonly.
  • Hot, Hot, Hot, and Safe, Reading (Fiction) Eros in the Times of AIDS, New Orleans, 1998– Reading at Rings of Desire, the French Quarters, New Orleans, 1998.
  • Las Mil Y Una Noche, Reading (Fiction & Poetry) Wild Iris Book Store, Gainesville, Florida, 1998 – Reading with Tatiana de la Tierra, Wild Iris Book Store, Gainesville, Florida, 1998.
  • Gods & Goddesses of the Caribbean: An Interactive Media Art Exhibit (Art, Poetry and Music), The University of Florida Institute of Latina/Latino Cultures, April 24, 1995 – Poetry reading with drumming, Gainesville, Florida, 1998.
  • International Women’s Day Poetry Reading, Our Place Café, Gainesville, Florida, 1996 – Reading with other local poets, Gainesville, Florida, 1996.

 Technical Writing: Planning/Urban Design Documents (Public Domain)

  • University of Arizona Science and Tech Park Development Guidelines Update, Tucson, Arizona (2015)
  • Pima Prospers: Pima County Comprehensive Plan, Pima County, Arizona (2015)
  • Town of Sahuarita General Plan, Sahuarita, Arizona (2015)
  • Pascua Yaqui Tribe Land Study, Pascua Yaqui Pueblo, Arizona (2014)
  • Keyenta Township Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Code, Navajo Nation, Arizona (2013)
  • City of Nogales General Plan, Nogales, Arizona (2012)
  • City of El Mirage General Plan, El Mirage, Arizona (2011)
  • University of Arizona Solar Zone Master Plan (2010)
  • City of Bisbee Historic District Guidelines (2009)
  • University of Arizona BioPark Master Plan Update (2008)
  • University of Arizona Master Plan Update (2008)
  • Town of Queen Creek General Plan, Queen Creek, Arizona (2007)
  • Gila River Indian Community Design Guidelines (2006)
  • Pascua Yaqui Plan Zoning Code (2006)
  • Pascua Yaqui Tribe Development Guidelines (2005)
  • Pascua Yaqui Tribe Master Plan (2004)
  • Davis-Monthan Air Force Base Airfield Compatibility Study (2004)
  • City of Douglas Historic Overlay District Update, Douglas, Arizona (2003)
  • City of Douglas Housing Study, Douglas, Arizona (2002)
  • City of Douglas General Plan Update, Douglas, Arizona (2002)
  • Northwest Marana Area Plan, Marana, Arizona (2001)
  • City of Sierra Vista Master Plan, Sierra Vista, Arizona (2001)