Ana Maria Caballero is the author of Mid-life published by Finishing Line Press in 2016. Silver Birch Press included her chapbook Reverse Commute in IDES, an anthology of fifteen poetry chapbooks. Her book Entre domingo y domingo (From Sunday to Sunday) won Colombia’s 2014 José Manuel Arango National Poetry Prize.
She is currently seeking an MFA in Poetry at Florida International University, where she was runner-up for the Academy of American Poets Prize. In 2003, she graduated with a magna cum laude B.A. in Romance Studies from Harvard University.
Her prose and poems have appeared in over twenty journals and publications, such as Tupelo Quarterly, Smoking Glue Gun, CutBank, Red Savina Review and Jai-Alai Magazine. It is forthcoming in The Rockford Review.
Parallel to her writing life, she’s worked for a hedge fund in Greenwich, CT, freelanced as a journalist in Manhattan, coordinated international press for a Colombian Vice-President, re-launched then sold a boutique wine distributor in Bogotá, and, most recently, founded a real estate investment firm in Miami, where she lives with her husband and two young children.
She can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Below, her favorite piece of writing, from T.S. Eliot’s Preludes: