Irma Pineda

Irma Pineda

Irma Pineda is an author, editor, translator, and educator in Juchitán, Oaxaca. She has published seven books of bilingual Isthmus Zapotec-Spanish poetry. She is the only woman to have been president of Mexico’s national organization of indigenous-language authors (ELIAC) and is a professor at the National Teachers University.

Artist Support Program 2011 (with Wendy Call): Record a trilingual (Zapotec-Spanish-English) CD of one dozen poems.