Received from Amelia Montes: (via Kathryn Blackmer Reyes)
Read Diane Lefer’s touching tribute to tatiana here.
Queridas y Queridos NACCS familia:
As you may have heard, our colega, poeta, feminista, powerful Latina Lesbiana, tatiana de la tierra has died. Tatiana and I share writing duties for an international website: La Bloga. I would like to honor tatiana this Sunday by posting YOUR thoughts, words, memories of Tatiana.
Please send me a sentence or two to the following e-mail address: email@example.com. Don’t forget to include your full name and where you are. Gracias y abrazos, Amelia
And posted 7/31:
Querida NACCS familia,
Our colega, poeta, feminista, powerful Latina lesbiana– has died.
From her website:
“Born in Villavicencio, Colombia and raised in Miami, Florida,tatiana de la tierra is a bicultural writer whose work focuses on identity, sexuality, and South American memory and reality. She has a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from the University of Texas at El Paso and a Master of Library Science from University at Buffalo. tatiana was a founder, editor, and contributor to the Latina lesbian publications esto no tiene nombre, conmoción and la telaraña. She is author of, For the Hard Ones: A Lesbian Phenomenology / Para las duras: Una fenomenología lesbiana and the chapbooks Porcupine Love and Other tales from My Papaya and Píntame Una Mujer Peligrosa. She lives in Long Beach, Califas.”
My heart is broken. Fly mi querida, fly– pure energia! Oh mi Querida Tati. I will sorely miss you here on earth con nosotras. Rest in Peace.
Poeta: tatiana de la tierra PRESENTE!!!!!