Image: Noemi, a brown person of color with black-red curly hair looking off center at the camera not smiling, dark lipstick. They are wearing a black shirt that reads decolonize: body love.
Contact Noemi: hermanaresistpress at gmail.com
Noemi Ixchel Martinez is a queer poet-curandera mixed media artist, writer, historian and cultural worker with Mexican and Caribbean roots. Born in Chicago, the Rio Grande Valley now is home. Some of her recent poems, essays and artwork have appeared in Don't Leave Your Friends Behind: Concrete Ways to Support Families in Social Justice Movements and Communities, Revolutionary Mothering: Love on the Front Lines, TAYO Literary Magazine, Bitch, Deaf Poets Society and Make/Shift Magazine.
Noemi's expertise includes South Texas, zines as alternative media, Texas/Mexican history from 1848 to the present, Gloria Anzaldua, crip identity, borderlands, mujerista as a movement, queer single mothers of color, ableism, home and identity for immigrants and 1st generation Americans, Tex-Mex, Latinx Identity, and society's view on single mothers of color.
Noemi is available as a source, and for personal essays, opinion editorial, reported features, investigative journalism, consulting, and sensitivity reading.
Additional communication availability: Text, chat, videoconference
Languages: English (Fluent), Spanish (Second Language)