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Wendy C. Ortiz

Wendy C. Ortiz is the author of Excavation: A Memoir, Hollywood Notebook, and the dreamoir Bruja. Her work has been profiled or featured in the Los Angeles Times, the Los Angeles Review of Books, The Rumpus, and the National Book Critics Circle Small Press Spotlight blog. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, Hazlitt, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, and The Lifted Brow, among other journals both print and online, with a year-long series appearing at McSweeney’s Internet Tendency. Visit her public notebook: wendyortiz.tumblr.com.

Author photo by Taji Ameen.