The daughter of Salvadoran immigrants, Leticia Hernández-Linares was born in Hollywood, and lives in San Francisco. She has performed her music and teatro infused poetry throughout the country and in El Salvador. Her writing has appeared in literary journals such as Frontiers and Puerto Del Sol, and in anthologies including Cantos Al Sexto Sol and This Bridge We Call Home. Her first chapbook of poetry, Razor Edges of my Tongue is available from Calaca Press.
An armed and dangerous fugitive from her Ph.D. candidacy, she has taught literature and writing classes at UPENN and San Francisco State.