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Martha Batiz
BA (Nucleo de Estudios Teatrales - NET/ Mexico City), BA (National Autonomous University of Mexico), MA (University of Toronto), PhD (University of Toronto)

416.798.1331 ext. 6312

Dr. Martha Batiz has taught at the University of Guelph-Humber since 2018. She is an award-winning writer whose creative work has been published not only in Mexico and Canada, but in the United States, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Peru, Spain, Ireland, and England. Her short-story collection Plaza Requiem: Stories at the Edge of Ordinary Lives won the 2018 International Latino Book Award in the category of Best Popular Fiction in English. Her novella “Boca de lobo” won the Casa de Teatro International Award and is available in English as “Damiana’s Reprieve” and in French as “La Gueule Du Loup.” In 2014, Dr. Batiz was featured in Latinos Magazine among the Top Ten Most Successful Mexicans in Canada. In 2015, the Hispanic-Canadian Congress and the Hispanic Business Alliance chose her as one of the Top Ten Most Influential Hispanic-Canadians.

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