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"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 the University of Texas at Austin to connect with alumni and friends throughout Latin America on behalf of the University. She is available for public readings and lectures.