I am a writer from Quito Ecuador, and I am starting a master’s degree in creative writing at Colorado State University in the fall of 2021.
In 2018 I graduated with a BA in English Studies and Spanish, and a minor in Communication and Journalism from the University of New Mexico (UNM). During my time as an undergraduate student I presented my multimedia and creative writing project, called Voids of Ink, in events promoted by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, which were attended by UNM students and faculty. My video Strangers was chosen to be portrayed for UNM’s 2017 Cherry Reel Film Festival.
In 2020 I graduated with an MA in Latin American Studies with a concentration in Communication and Spanish American Literature. During this time I collaborated as a graduate assistant with the blog “Vamos a Leer,” which supports K-12 teaching on topics related to Latin America and served as the communications coordinator for the Student Organization for Latin American Studies (SOLAS). I was also a teaching assistant for the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, where I taught introductory and intermediate language courses.
I published a poem and a couple of photographs, the latest one being an image of a laser from a lab in the Physics and Astronomy Department which was selected as image of the week by the international magazine Optics and Photonics News (OPN). My video Extraños, Strangers was showcased at the ASUNM Southwest Film Center as a part of the theater’s celebration of the Hispanic heritage month.