Monique Quintana

Art Discipline: 
Fresno, CA
United States
Dates of Residence: 
May 30, 2022 to Jun 24, 2022

Monique Quintana is the author of the novella Cenote City (Clash Books, 2019) and the chapbook My Favorite Sancho and Other Fairy Tales (Sword and Kettle Press, 2021). Her work has appeared in Pank, Wildness, Winter Tangerine, The Acentos Review, and other publications. Her work has also been anthologized in projects such as Remapping Wonderland: Fairytales Retold by People of Color (Alternating Current Press, 2020), Grafitti (Aunt Lute Press, 2020), and Latinx Screams (Burial Day, 2020). You can find her book reviews and artist interviews at Luna Luna Magazine as a contributing editor. Her writing has been supported by Yaddo, the Sundress Academy for the Arts, the Community of Writers, and the Open Mouth Poetry Retreat.  She was Amplify's Inaugural Writer of Color Fellowship winner and has been nominated for Best of the Net and the Pushcart Prize. She lives in Fresno's Tower District.