Marcia Hatfield Daudistel

 MARCIA HATFIELD DAUDISTEL is the former associate director of Texas Western Press, where she helped publish over seventy books and established the bilingual imprint Frontera Books. She has published articles in Nova Quarterly and The American Association of University Presses Exchange. She is also a member of the first Texas Book Festival on the Road committee; member and events chair of the Friends of the University of Texas at El Paso Library Board; and a 2009 Hertzog Award committee judge. Daudistel has lived in El Paso for twenty-six years and is currently at work on her second book, Grace and Gumption: The Women of El Paso, for TCU Press.