Nebraska Authors

Amelia Maria de la Luz Montes

Born 1958 Los Angeles, CA (USA)

Scholar interested in literary history. Interest in Midwestern Latina authors.
Ames Reader, September 2009

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE: 1999-present (2018)

Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction
  • Poetry


Literary history, Literature, Criticism, Hispanic Culture, Literary Theory; Sexual Identities; Short Stories


BA, 1980, Loyola Marymount University
MA, 1994, University of Denver, Denver, CO
PhD, 1999, University of Denver, Denver, CO


Associate Professor of English, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Lincoln, NE


John H. Ames Reading Series, Featured Reader, 20 September 2009


Maria Amparo Ruiz De Burton: Critical and Pedagogical Perspectives. 2004. (Co-Editor, Contributor)
Maria Amparo Ruiz De Burton: Who Would Have Thought It. 2009. (Editor)

The September 2009 Ames Reading Series interview and presentation of Amelia Maria de la Luz Montes can be viewed here:

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