"Sharp-eyed yet tender observations about the beauty and darkness below the surface of marriage, faith, and family." - review of Mendoza's poetry manuscript, Beneath the Halo, in Latinidad, Marcela Landres
Celeste Guzmán Mendoza is a published poet, essayist, and playwright. She is co-director and a co-founder of CantoMundo, a workshop for Latina/o poets. In addition to being a writer, Mendoza is a professional fundraiser with more than 15 years experience. She currently works at LLILAS Benson at the University of Texas at Austin. She is available for public readings and lectures.