Claudia D. Hernández was born and raised in Guatemala. She’s a photographer, poet, editor, translator, and a bilingual educator residing in Los Angeles. She writes short stories, children’s stories, and poetry in Spanish, English, and sometimes weaves in Poqomchiʼ, an indigenous language of her Mayan heritage.


Claudia holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Antioch University Los Angeles. Various online literary journals and anthologies throughout the United States, the UK, Canada, Mexico, and Spain have published her work. Claudia is the recipient of the 2018 Louise Meriwether First Book Prize. 


Hernández is the author of KNITTING THE FOG, she is also an award winning editor of her anthology photography book titled WOMEN, MUJERES, IXOQ: REVOLUTIONARY  VISIONS. She is the founder of the ongoing project: Today’s Revolutionary Women of Color.