Martha Bátiz was born and raised in Mexico City, but has been living in Toronto since 2003. In 2018 she received the Best Fiction Award from the International Latino Book Awards for her collection of stories, Plaza Requiem. Her articles, chronicles, reviews and short stories have appeared in newspapers and magazines in her homeland as well as in Spain, the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Peru, Ireland, England, the United States and Canada. She holds a PhD in Latin American Literature, is an instructor of Creative Writing at the University of Toronto, and is a part-time professor at York University/Glendon College, where she teaches Spanish and Literary Translation.

Events Martha Bátiz was involved in

  • Toronto Lit Up: Martha Bátiz

    Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 6:30 PM

    Join Exile Editions and the Toronto International Festival of Authors in celebrating the release of Martha Bátiz’s Damiana's Reprieve through Toronto Lit Up!


  • Toronto Lit Up: Martha Bátiz & Michael Mirolla

    Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 6:30 PM

    Join Exile Editions and IFOA for the launch of Plaza Requiem by Martha Bátiz and The Photographer in Search of Death by Michael Mirolla.