Her poems have been published in Poet Lore, Borderlands, Salamander, and other journals. She has also had essays and poems appear in the following anthologies: This Promiscuous Light: Young Women Poets of San Antonio (Wings Press: 1996), Floricanto Sí!: A Collection of Latina Poetry (Penguin:1998), Red Boots and Attitude: The Spirit of Texas Women Writers (Eakin Press: 2003), and Telling Tongues: A Latin Anthology on Language Experience (Calaca Press: 2007). Her chapbook of poetry, Cande, te estoy llamando, won the Premio Poesía Tejana from Wings Press. She graduated from Barnard College, and holds a MFA in poetry from Bennington Writing Seminars and a Certificate in Spanish from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.