Margarita López López is a retired professor of Spanish. She has presented and published nationally and internationally on Mexican, Chicanx, and border literature and film, as well as creative writing. Her upcoming publication, “Re/presentaciones culturales en el cine chicano angelino” in Porciúncula: Geografías culturales del pueblo de nuestra Señora de los Ángeles. (Eds. S. C. Fernández and J. C. Ramírez-Pimienta. Ediciones Eón) is part of her latest research on a city she has called home since she immigrated from Mexico. Recently, she was invited to give a talk and workshop at the 1st Cultural Feminist Week “Women Transforming the World,” for the Official Language School-Fuengirola, Spain, highlighting the importance of creative writing for change within the community. She served as official translator for the nation’s second largest school district and has recently embarked in translating narrative work by Alejandro Morales.