Ofelia “MexMama” Faz-Garza is a mama, poet, and cultural worker from Oak Cliff (Dallas) who’s inspired by the subtleties of life and the rituals that root us.  

She’s an adjunct instructor at a local college, a freelance columnist, and has work that has been included in several anthologies, including Women in Nature: An Anthology, Outrage: a Protest Anthology for Injustice in a Post 9/11 World, BASTA! 100+ Latinas Speak Out Against Violence Against Women, and Voces Anthology.  Ofelia is the founder of Cascabel Group, which started The Meet Shop, the Semillitas Book Club for Girls, El Tallercito Writers Collective, and the c/s Initiative. 

Ofelia is always looking for ways to use the literary and cultural arts in interdisciplinary ways to build community and is open to collaborating with and supporting those ready to change the world.

Social Media: Twitter, Facebook

Assisting creatives: The GG’s (Melo, Lil, and Lomi)

Site Location: Arts Mission