Altaír Tejeda Treviño was born on October 23, 1922 in Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas, Mexico, to Rafael Tejeda Puente and Elvira Treviño, both of them professors. She studied at the Leona Vicario elementary school, and made her secondary studies at the Normal and Preparatory School of Tamaulipas, finishing her studies at the Teacher's National School in Mexico City as Elementary School Professor. She went on to study a master's degree in Spanish Language and Literature at the Faculty of Philosophy and Letters at the National Autonomous University of Mexico. She got married to Santiago Tamez Anguiano with whom she had two children: Antonio and Jorge. She has been working in the education field as an elementary school teacher, and as Advanced Spanish, Literature and Literary and Composition Theory professor. As a columnist she writes chronicles for the El Diario de Ciudad Victoria newspaper; some of them have been compiled in a book titled Buenos días, Victoria.
^Eladio Cortes Dictionary of Mexican Literature 1992 - Page 655 Altaír Tejeda... She has published several important works, Acroama (1961), Palabras sencillas (Simple Words) (1975), Azares de Amor y Muerte (Love and Death Perils) (1979), and La Jaula de oro (The Gold Cage) (1986). Love in all its dimensions, ..."
^ ab"Altair Tejeda de Tamez,"Departamento de Escuelas Secundarias Generales de Tamaulipas, March 7, 2007, accessed on January 30, 2008.