Antolina Ortiz was born in Mexico City in 1971. From an early age she showed interest in writing, photography, and travel. She studied at the French Licee in Mexico City, and studied Philosophy at the Universidad Iberoamericana. While living in Canada, she decided to dedicate entirely to writing.
Antolina lived for several years in the city of Coatepec, in the state of Veracruz, in Mexico. There, she founded her un-schooling project Morfo, and Centro Ecológico y Cultural Liquidambar A. C. which promoted ecological and cultural awareness without barriers. He coordinated the planting of more than 11,000 trees in a cloud forest area. At present, Antolina lives in the city of Montreal with her family, where she is now writing full time.
Her philosophical education and meditation work have led her to observe and admire the world in a unique way.
The novels Tres silencios (Editorial Imaginarial) and Otumba (Editrotial Mapalé-Canada) have been awarded the José Eufemio Lora y Lora & Juan Carlos Onetti Perú international award in 2010. Seda Araña (Editorial Paralelo21 / Escritoras Mexicanas) was selected as a finalist to the prestigious Nadal Literature Literary Awards (2019) and Rómulo Gallegos (2020) and winner of the First Prize for short novel Parallel21 / Mexican Writers Award in 2019.