Noemi Martinez is a queer crip chronically ill  poet-curandera mixed media artist, writer, historian and cultural worker with Mexican and Caribbean roots. A first generation American, her father came to the US as a bracero and her mother was forced to come to the US as a child because of colonialism. Some of her poems, essays and art can be found in TAYO Literary Magazine, Yellow Chair Review, Jellyfish Review, The Deaf Poets Society, Hip Mama Zine, The Perch, Make/Shift and Revolutionary Motherhood: Love on the Front Lines. She spills secrets and poems, late night twitter style @hermanaresist. 

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photo of Noemi a brown person of color, with black-red curly hair looking off center at the camera not smiling, dark lipstick. They are wearing a black shirt that reads decolonize: body love.