Erendira Ramirez-Ortega writes short stories, essays, poetry, reviews, and interviews. She is the co-founder of Burning Bush Press 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. Forthcoming in West Branch.

Her essays are featured in The Washington Post, The MillionsBrain, Child Magazine, Fathom MagazineFaithfully Magazine, iBelieveMothers Always WriteThe MudroomThe Tishman ReviewCordella Magazine, and Front Porch Commons: A Project of the [CLMP]. 

Her poetry appears in Fathom Magazine, L’Éphémère Review, Origins JournalMothers Always Write, and The Sunlight Press.

Her prose is anthologized in Short and Sweet: Small Words for Big Thoughts and forthcoming in great weather for MEDIA.


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