Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo

poet

Biography

Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo was named the 2013 Poets & Writers California Writers Exchange poetry winner. She has work published in The American Poetry Review, CALYX, The Acentos Review, and The Nervous Breakdown among others. She curates the quarterly reading series HITCHED and is a co-founding member of Women Who Submit, an organization that empowers women authors to submit work for publication in order to help close the gap between male and female representation in mainstream publishing. Her debut poetry collection, Built with Safe Spaces, is forthcoming from Sundress Publications.