(1919-2003) Educator and author; began teaching at the University of New Mexico in 1949 after earning degrees there. Founded the University of New Mexico Andean Center in Ecuador in 1968. Among many awards: Governor's Award for Excellence in the Arts (1987), UNM Regents Meritorious Service Medal (1988). Bilingual poet. Best known for short stories and Mi Abuela Fumaba Puros (My Grandmother Smoked Cigars).
Albuquerque. MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Colorado-Boulder and a degree in English from UNM. Writes science fiction & fantasy. Editor-in-Chief of World Weaver Press. Short stories in numerous periodicals and anthologies including Lightspeed and Weirdbook.
Poet and professor. Divides her time between southern New Mexico and the Taos area. Longtime teacher at University of Texas-El Paso where she developed the creative writing program. Author of several collections of poetry including Progress on the Subject of Immensity and Slow Work Through Sand. Recipient of several awards including two National Endowments for the Arts Fellowships. Poetry in literary journals and magazines including The New Yorker and Blue Mesa Review. Featured in New American Poets of the '90s. Author's website