C. M. Mayo
A Texas native, she was raised in Northern California and educated as an economist at the University of Chicago. She is a long-time resident of Mexico City.
- 1995 Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction, for Sky Over El Nido
- Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Awards (Three Awards)
- Washington Independent Writers Awards (Three Awards)
- Metaphysical Odyssey into the Mexican Revolution: Francisco I. Madero and His Secret Book, Spiritist Manual (Dancing Chiva, 2014) ISBN 0-9887970-0-3
- The Last Prince of the Mexican Empire. Unbridled Books. 2009. ISBN 978-1-932961-64-5.
- Miraculous Air: Journey of a Thousand Miles through Baja California, the Other Mexico. Milkweed Editions. 2007. ISBN 978-1-57131-304-1.
- Sky Over El Nido. University of Georgia Press. 1999. ISBN 978-0-8203-2119-6.
- "BANK"; "NAFTA"; "THE EGG"; "IN THE NEW TERRITORIES"; "THE SEA IS CORTÉS", The Beltway Poetry Quarterly, Volume 5, Number 4, Fall 2004
For various literary magazines and anthologies, she has translated works by Mexican writers and poets including Araceli Ardón, Agustín Cadena, Antonio Deltoro, Alvaro Énrigue, Eduardo Hurtado, Mónica Lavín, Guadalupe Loaeza, Tedi López Mills, Rose Mary Salum, Ignacio Solares, Juan Villoro, Verónica Volkow, among others.
- "Author's website"
- "C.M. Mayo's Marfa Mondays Podcasting Project"
- "National Public Radio John Ydsie Interviews C.M. Mayo about "Editing a Literary Tour of Mexico"
- "Poet and the Poem Podcast, Library of Congress, Grace Cavalieri Interviews C.M. Mayo"
- "Interview with C.M. Mayo on Dancing Chiva", John Randolph Bennett, March 31, 2011
- "The C.M. Mayo Interview", The Quarterly Conversation, Summer 2007
- "An Interview with C.M. Mayo", Whereabouts Press
- "10 QUESTIONS FOR…C.M. Mayo, author of travel memoir & historical novel", Ask Wendy, March 1, 2009
- "SMALL PRESS SPOTLIGHT: C. M. MAYO", National Book Critics Circle, Apr-22-2008
- "Interview: C.M. Mayo", DCist, September 2007
- "C.M. Mayo, Editing a Literary Tour of Mexico", NPR
- "Interview With C.M. Mayo, Author of The Last Prince of the Mexican Empire", Savvy Verse and Wit, May 4, 2009
- "The Last Prince of the Mexican Empire by C.M. Mayo", Bookslut, May 2009
- "C.M. Mayo Interview, Part I", Eight diagrams, June 30, 2006