PUBLICATIONS:

 

ANTHOLOGIES

"We Are Brave" micro-essay in Pulse/Pulso, (an anthology in response to the deaths of queer people of color in Orlando and around the
world), ed. by Roy G. Guzmán & Miguel M. Morales. Hermeneutic Chaos Press 2016

"Comedy Curanderismo" testimonio in IMANIMAN: Poets Reflect on Transformative & Transgressive Borders Through Gloria Anzaldúa's Work ed. by Ire'ne Lara Silva and Dan Vera, Aunt Lute Press 2016

"I Don't Have To Explain" performance poem in Practicing Transgressions, ed. by Annie Fukushima, Layli Maparyan, Anita Revilla and
Matt Richardson, Third Woman Press 2016

“Leaving Chico” performance piece in The Jota Anthology, ed. by Jackie Cuevas, Anel I. Flores, Candace Lopez & Rita Urquijo-Ruiz, Korima Press 2016

“Don’t Hide Your Bride Pride” essay in Here Come the Brides! Reflections on Lesbian Love and Marriage, ed. by Audrey Bilger & Michele Kort, Seal Press 2012

“The Dress Was Way Too Itchy” short story in Fifteen Candles: 15 Tales of Taffeta, Hairspray, Drunk Uncles and other Quinceañera Stories, ed. Adriana Lopez, HarperCollins Publishers 2007

“The Not So Friendly Skies” short story in Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Latino Arts Anthology,
ed. Luiz Sampaio, Los Angeles City Cultural Affairs Department 2000

“Latin Lezbo Comic” one woman show in Latinas On Stage, ed. Alicia Arrizon & Lillian Manzor, Third Woman Press 2000

"Greetings From A Queer Señorita" one woman show in Out of The Fringe: Latino/a Theatre & Performance, ed. Caridad Svich & Maria Teresa Marrero, Theater Communications Group, Inc. 2000               

"Describe Your Work" performance piece in Puro Teatro, A Latina Anthology, ed. Alberto Sandoval-Sanchez & Nancy Saporta Sternbach, University of Arizona Press 2000               

"Tomboy" performance piece in Living Chicana Theory, ed. Carla Trujillo, Third Woman Press 1997

"Latin Lezbo Comic" excerpts of one woman show in A Funny Time To Be Gay, ed. Ed Karvoski Jr., Simon & Schuster 1997 

“Taqueria Tease” performance poem in Endless Skies of Blue, ed. Diana Zeiger, National Library of Poetry 1997

"Personality Fabulosa" short story in Latina: Women's Voices From The Borderlands, ed. Lillian Castillo-Speed, Simon & Schuster 1995             

"La Llorona: The Other Side" short story in Chicana Lesbians: The Girls Our Mothers Warned Us About, ed. Carla Trujillo, Third Woman Press, Winner of the Lamda Literary Award 1991
                       
"La Llorona" short story in Lesbian Bedtime Stories 2 ed. Terry Woodrow, Tough Dove Books 1991

JOURNALS, NEWSPAPERS & MAGAZINES
“Gender Fluid On The Rocks”, essay Sinister Wisdom Journal, Out Latina Lesbians Issue, ed. by Nivea Castro & Geny Cabral 2015

“Still” poem, Madre, Mother, Mujeres de Maiz Flor y Canto Zine 13, 1st edition, ed. by Diea May and Margaret ‘Quica’ Alarcón 2015

 “Memory Is In Your Heart”, excerpt of screenplay in Fall Issue Chicana/Latina Studies: The Journal of Mujeres Activas en Letras y Cambio Social, ed. by Dr. Eliza Rodriguez y Gibson & Dr. Josephine Mendez-Negrete 2013

“The Oh! Show”, performance piece in, Chicana/Latina Studies: The Journal of Mujeres Activas en Letras y Cambio Social, ed. by Dr. Karen Mary Davalos & Dr. Tiffany Ana Lopez 2009

“Honoring the Dead, Empowering the Living” Essay in, IN Los Angeles Magazine Oct. 19-Nov 1, 2004

Monthly column in The Lesbian News, 1995 – December 2002

“Plain Jane” essay in Tongues Magazine One 2001

“Peace Please” essay in VIDA: A Latina Literary Review at Mount Holyoke College, Fall 2001
"Culture For Comfort" essay in Latina Magazine, September 2000

"I, Carmelita Tropicana" a book review of I, Carmelita Tropicana by Alina Troyano (Beacon Press, 2000) in Advocate Magazine, April 25, 2000

"Right Here, Right Now" essay in Frontiers Magazine, June 25, 1999

"Venice on Two Hours a Day" article The Best of Los Angeles in LA Weekly,
September 30-October 6, 1994                                                   

"Siren Song" article The Best of Los Angeles in LA Weekly, September 24-30, 1993

"Taqueria Tease" performance piece in Food & Fetish, VIVA Art Journal, Spring 1993

"Chunks of Pride" essay in Frontiers Magazine, June 19, 1992

"Lesbians Just Do It!" article in Ten Percent UCLA's Queer Magazine, January 29, 1992  

"Personality Fabulosa," short story in Outlook Magazine Fall 1991

BOOKS FEATURING ANALYSIS AND THEORY OF MONICA’S WORK BY SCHOLARS
VIVA Records, 1970-2000 Lesbian And Gay Latino Artists of Los Angeles by Robb Hernandez, The Chicano Archives, Volume 7, UCLA Research Center 2013

“Loving Revolution: Same Sex Marriage and Queer Resistance in Monica Palacios’s Amor Y Revolucion”, essay by Marivel T. Danielson in anthology Performing the US Latina and Latino Borderlands, ed. Arturo J. Aldama, Chela Sandoval and Peter García, Indiana University Press 2012

Homecoming Queers: Desire and Difference in Chicana Latina Cultural Production, by Marivel T. Danielson, Rutgers University Press 2009

With Her Machete in Her Hand, by Catrióna Rueda Esquibel, Chicana Matters Series, University of Texas Press 2006

“The Lesbian Body In Latina Cultural Production”, essay by Yvonne Yarbro-Bejarano, in anthology ¿Entiendes? Queer Readings Hispanic Writings, ed. Emilie L. Bergman & Paul Julian Smith, Duke University Press 1995                                                                  

 

 

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