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Rocio Anica

Fiction Writer

Rocio Anica

Educational Background

Cornell University, MFA
University of Southern California, BA



Rocio Anica is a native of Southern California. Her thesis is an intertextual road-trip novel about a misfit Chicanx and the Spanish Missions of the West Coast. She has been published in Driftwood Press, Acentos Review, and Woven Tale Press, with fiction forthcoming in Review: Literature and Arts of the Americas and Chiricú Journal. Her alter ego’s satirical column, The Bias Cut, can be found at Ohio Edit. Awards include JuxtaProse Magazine’s 2016 Short Fiction Contest. Find her at

Research Focus

  • Chicanismo/Xixanismx
  • Intertextuality
  • Postcolonial Feminism
  • DIY Countercultures/Artivism


  • English