News & Interviews
Check out the latest interviews, reviews, news and happenings about my work and writing life!
In this Theatre Times Interview, Mendez discusses City Without Altar, her work as a poet and playwright, the Houston arts scene, and what she hopes to learn about her work during the upcoming Sin Muros Latinx Theatre Festival.
I'm on a list! For April's National Poetry Month, Mitú curated a list of Latino Poets to read and be on the look out for. I'm one of those poets! On the site you'll see a recording of my poem "A Foundation Lost in Translation" from AWP 2018, Tampa, FL.
"Inking Well: An Interview with Jasminne Mendez" Check out this very fun interview I did with Daniel Pena over at PloughShares! He asks me about chronic illness, social media, this writer's life, who I'm reading and who I'm influenced by.
Host, Daniel Chacón talks with Jasminne Méndez about her new book, Night-Blooming Jasmin(n)e: Personal Essays and Poetry.
I was recently awarded the $1000 COG Poetry Prize by Cogswell College for my poems, "Run, Irelia, Run," "Bounty," & "Return to Water." Read them here and learn what Major Jackson (the judge) had to say about my work!
Learn more about how I got my start with writing and Tintero Projects in this thorough interview with Voyage Houston. I talk about my struggles with chronic illness, what it's like to be a writer in Houston, and how Tintero Projects is helping emerging and established writers of color.