Biography Writing Teaching Appearances  

Scholarly Work


Montes, Amelia María de la Luz.
"Latino Studies and Ethnic Studies at Midwestern Colleges and Universities"
The Latino Midwest Reader.
Eds. Omar Valerio-Jiménez, Santiago Vaquera-Vásquez, and Claire F. Fox. Champaign: University of Illinois Press (Forthcoming, 2017).


Montes, Amelia María de la Luz.
"María Amparo Ruiz de Burton."
Latino/a Literature in the Classroom: 21st Century Approaches to Teaching.
Ed. Frederick Luis Aldama. New York: Routledge, 2015, pp 290-298.


María Amparo Ruiz de Burton: Critical and Pedagogical Perspectives.
Eds. Amelia María de la Luz Montes and Anne Elizabeth Goldman.
Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2004.


"'See How I Am Received': Nationalism, Race, and Gender in Who Would Have Thought It." Decolonial Voices: Chicana and Chicano Studies in the 21st Century.
Eds. Arturo J. Aldama and Naomi H. Quinonez. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2002. 177-194.

Creative Work


"Queen For A Day." An Angle of Vision: Women Writers on Their Poor and Working-Class Roots. Ed. Lorraine M. López. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2009. 20-32.

  "Amígdala." River City 25.2 (2005): 84-90.

  "While Pilar Tobillo Sleeps." Hers3. Eds. Terry Wolverton and Robert Drake. New York: Faber and Faber, 1999. 9-21



Montes, Amelia María de la Luz.
"Rituals of Health."
The Routledge Companion to Latina/o Popular Culture.
Ed. Frederick Luis Aldama. New York: Routledge, 2016. Pp. 256-266.


María Amparo Ruiz de Burton.
Who Would Have Thought It?
Ed. Amelia María de la Luz Montes. New York: Penguin Classics, 2009.


"What Gloria Said About la Virgen's Hands." El Mundo Zurdo: Selected Works from the Meetings of the Society for the Study of Gloria Anzaldua 2007 & 2009. Eds. Norma E. Cantú, Christina L. Gutierrez, Norma Alarcón, and Rita E. Urquijo-Ruiz. Aunt Lute, 2010. 61-69.

Buy from:


"Tortilleras on the Prairie: Latina Lesbians Writing the Midwest." Latina Lesbian Writers and Artists.
Ed. Maria Dolores Costa. New York: Harrington Park Press, 2003. 29-46.


"Es Necesario Mirar Bien: Nineteenth-Century Letter Making and Novel Writing in the Life of María Amparo Ruiz Burton." Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage, Volume III.Eds. Maria Herrara-Sobek and Virginia Sánchez Korrol. Houston: Arte Público Press, 2000. 16-39.




"Wed, 07 Nov 2001, 10:51:25." One Wound for Another/Una Herida Por Otra . Eds. Claire Joysmith and Clara Lomas. Mexico: UNAM, 2005. 213-216.


"R for Ricura." Circa 2000: Lesbian Fiction at the Millenium. Eds. Terry Wolverton and Robert Drake. Los Angeles: Alyson Books, 2000. 160-176.