Marisol Cortez

Rooted in South Texas, Marisol Cortez writes across genre about place and power for all the other borderwalking weirdos out there. She is the author of the award-winning San Antonio cli-fi novel Luz at Midnight (FlowerSong Press, 2020) as well as I Call on the Earth (Double Drop Press, 2019), a chapbook of documentary poetry about the displacement of Mission Trails Mobile Home Community. A mama of two, she juggles writing, parenting, and co-editing responsibilities for Deceleration, an online journal of environmental justice thought and praxis. For updates on projects and publications, visit

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