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Teresa Ponikvar

Teresa Ponikvar is a former Matador editor, a current reluctant English teacher, and a future mini-farmer. She lives in rural Oaxaca, Mexico, with her husband, young son, and assorted animals and arthropods. She blogs here.

You Got Your Pens Moving: Food Stories from the Matador Community

10 online literary magazines that publish great travel writing

Get Your Pen Moving: FOOD

Summer in Baja California Sur, Mexico

Do You Need a Writing Degree to Be a Professional Writer?

Writing Tips: Tricky Words to Use Correctly and Make an Editor Smile

Notes on Oaxaca Since the Swine Flu

How Writing Saved Me from Myself

An Awkward Hug and No Chocolate

5 techniques for writing bilingual dialogue

What’s Being Lost

4 ways to sound like a jerk in your travel writing (and how to avoid them)

Saving turtles in Baja California Sur, Mexico

Conscious Acts

How to Buy, Set Up, and Sleep in a Hammock

Watching the pig slaughter with Albina

4 reasons to visit Montana NOW

My hometown in 500 words: San Jose

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