Odilia Galvan Rodriguez
San Leandro, California, United States
Odilia Galvan Rodriguez is an Chicana/Apache community artist and activist. She has
worked as a Human Resources professional, community and labor organizer, teacher
and cultural worker, writer/editor and translator. Over the years she has volunteered and
served on many governing boards of non-profit organizations and has been
appointed to various city and county commissions. She is the mother of a twenty-one
year old musician and artist and is married to a Cuban Ifa Priest. She currently works as a
freelance journalist and divides her time between the U.S. and Mexico while also
working on her latest book.
Her two published chapbooks of poetry are entitled: Ponies, Dreams and An Occasional
Goddess and Crossroads: Poems, Platica y Paraisos. Her latest book of poetry:
Migratory Birds New and Noted Poems is on sale through Prickly Pear Publishing and Amazon.
Interests: Volunteering in my community, teaching creative writing to youth and adults, reading and
Published writer: Yes