About the Author

Born in Mexico City, Rebeca Gomez Galindo studied and graduated from high school from the American School Foundation. She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree from the Universidad Hispano Mexicana with her thesis “The Arab-Israeli Conflict”. She earned her Master’s degree in Modern Latin American Literature at the Centro Cultural de Integración Humanística ASEC, with her thesis titled “Love and Eroticism”, based on the work of poet Jaime Sabines.

She has participated in numerous seminars, such as “Writing and Journalism” presented by Omar Gasca; “Poetry and Stories” by the poet David Huerta and the “Symposium on Writers’ Rights”. She has taken several courses in management, computer sciences, marketing, international business and education. She taught classes at the Universidad Hispana Mexicana, also at the Universidad del Valle de México as well as Interlaken School and Berlitz. She has worked as a bilingual reporter for Publicaciones Continentales and as a columnist for Handicraft magazine in Mexico in her section titled “Look what I’ve found!”

In 1994 she placed fourth in the Marie Claire literary contest. In 1998 she earned third place in the Claustro de Sor Juana story-writing contest, with one of her collaborative works being published in the book titled “Hablan los Amorosos: un homenaje a Jaime Sabines”, compiled by German Dehessa and Federico Reyes Heroles.

Her stories and poems have been published in several cultural and literary magazines, such as “Voces” from Spain in 2006, the anthology “Voices along the river” in 2007 and the “Revista Labrapalabra” of the University of Texas in San Antonio in 2008.

More recently, she has also taken part in several literary conferences and workshops, such as the National Conference of Latino Writers held at Albuquerque, New Mexico and “Chica-Lit” in Miami, Florida. She also participated in the Conference of Texas Writers in Austin, Texas in 2008. She’s the former Vice President an active member of the Society of Hispanic and Latino Writers of San Antonio as well as the League of Texas Writers. Her book Denizens of my Time was published this past February. She was invited to participate at the 2009 Salon du Livre in Paris, France. She’s currently living in San Antonio and writing her first novel in English.

© Rebeca Gomez 2012