Erendira Ramirez-Ortega writes short stories, essays, reviews, and interviews. She lives with her husband and three children in California. She is a Mount Hermon Writers Alumni and a NaNoWriMo Winner 2015. She holds a BA from UCLA and an MFA from Mills College. She is writing a novel.

Eréndira’s fiction appears in West BranchThe PuritanDay One, The Cossack Review, The Black Warrior Review, Fourteen Hills, Other Voices, Santa Clara Review, and La Calaca Review.

Her essays are featured in The Washington Post, Brain, Child Magazine, Faithfully Magazine, The Tishman Review, Cordella Magazine, Front Porch Commons: A Project of the [CLMP], and many others. And forthcoming in The Mudroom.

Her poetry appears in Mothers Always Write and The Sunlight Press. And forthcoming in Origins Journal.

Her short words are featured in Short and Sweet: Small Words for Big Thoughts anthology.


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“Oh that my words were now written! oh that they were printed in a book!” – Job 19:23