Dolores Dorantes

Dolores Dorantes’s books include Querida fábrica (Práctica Mortal, CONACULTA, forthcoming 2012), Estilo (Mano Santa Editores, 2011), sexoPUROsexoVELOZ (Lapzus and Oráculo, 2004), Lola (cartas cortas) (Fondo Editorial Tierra Adentro, CONACULTA, 2002), Para Bernardo: un eco (MUB editoraz, 2000), and Poemas para niños (Ediciones El Tucán de Virginia, 1999). Her op-ed pieces, criticism, and investigative texts have been published in numerous Mexican newspapers, including Diario de Juárez, El Norte, and DíaSiete. Jen Hofer’s translations of her poems into English have been published in numerous literary journals, and in the anthology Sin puertas visibles (ed. and trans. Jen Hofer, University of Pittsburgh Press and Ediciones Sin Nombre, 2003). sexoPUROsexoVELOZ and Septiembre, a bilingual edition of books two and three of Dolores Dorantes by Dolores Dorantes was co-published in early 2008 by Counterpath Press and Kenning Editions; a new edition with books one through four from the series will be published in 2012 by Kenning Editions. She lived in Ciudad Juárez for 25 years and currently lives in Los Angeles, where she teaches workshops in autobiographical writing and documents the lives of exiles through Proyecto Sur Los Ángeles.


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