Connie Pertuz-Meza

About Connie Pertuz-Meza

Connie Pertuz-Meza

Connie writes stories about her life, family, and ancestors. Propelled to action as a New York City public school teacher, and mother of teenaged daughter and middle school aged son. Currently working on a semi autobiographical YA novel.  Documenting her life through personal essay on her blog, Conniepertuzmeza.wordpress.com. Staff writer for Hispanedotes.com, a monthly online literary magazine. Creative Nonfiction Essay published by Accentos Review 2018, forthcoming essay in La Pluma y La Tinta in Penate Anthology 2018, forthcoming essay in Latina Outsiders: Remaking Latina Identity Anthology 2018, and 2017 Brooklyn Non-Fiction Prize Finalist and Honorable Mention.

A two-time VONA/Voices Fiction Alum (2015 and 2017), participant of Christina Garcia’s Las Dos Brujas (2017), fellowship at the Cullman Teaching Institute with Salvatore Scibona (2017), and Tin House Craft Intensive participant (2017 and 2018. Member of M. Colleen Cruz writing group for teachers who write based in Brooklyn since 2004.



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