Author’s Biography

Tannia E. Ortiz-Lopés was born in Guayama, Puerto Rico and since July 2004 lives in Germany with her husband and two sons. She is an author, song-writer, amateur stock photographer, and freelance book reviewer by profession, a mother by choice, and a wife by the covenant of marriage.

From 1988 until the year 2000 she participated in the following Spanish poetry anthologies published by “El Editor Interamericano” located in Buenos Aires, Argentina: Americanto (1988), Poetas Hispanoamericanos Contemporaneos (1989), Patria Plural (1990), América Poética (1992),and Expoesía 2000 (1996). These poems were published under the pen name of Thánatos Lopés.

In July 2004 the author published her first free-style inspirational poetry book, The Window to My Soul, My Walk with Jesus (Tate Publishing – ISBN 0975393359). The book was published under the pen name of Mary Magdalene. OUT OF PRINT

In July 2011 the author released the long-awaited Spanish translation, El Espejo de mi Alma (WinePress ISBN 9781414114392). In September 2015 the author released its second edition with the German publisher Books on Demand (BoD ISBN 9783738695656.)

In addition to writing, the author enjoys the art of photography. You could see her stock photography portfolio at: http://www.bigstockphoto.com/search/photographer/Boricua63/

Other non-stock photography gifts and items are available at zazzle.com: http://www.zazzle.com/teolpuertorico

Extended English Bio

Biografia en Castellano

Deutsche Biographie

El Espejo de mi Alma

2015 the book was presented at the prestigious Frankfurt Book Fair.

2016 its cover was nominated for “The Beauty and the Book Award”

 

“El Espejo de Mi Alma“ es una colección extraordinaria y única de oraciones poéticas y meditaciones vivenciales del alma escritas en un tono íntimo, personal y confesional.  El lector se podrá identificar con las situaciones cotidianas y las escrituras que sirven de vínculo para el entendimiento y la aceptación de la voluntad de Dios en nuestras vidas.”

 

Spanish Book Endorsement

Promotional Video:  Youtube

Press Releases:

English:   Press Release

Spanish:  EDMA – Comunicado de Prensa

Deutsch: EDMA Pressemitteilung

The Window to my Soul; My Walk with Jesus

OUT OF PRINT!!!

Press Release TWMS-TATE(E)

Book Reviews:

Michelle Elliot Review (2013)

Colleen Spiro Review (2011)

Spiritual Woman Review (2011)

Michelle Morris Review (2013)

Published Books News (Media/Newspaper/Radio/TV)

El Espejo de mi Alma (ISBN-13: 9783738695656)

Spanish Newspaper Articles:

2016 – Periódico “El Nuevo Día”:  El Nuevo Día es el periódico de mayor circulación en Puerto Rico.​ Fue fundado en 1909 en Ponce, Puerto Rico, y hoy es un subsidiario de GFR Media. Su sede se encuentra en Guaynabo, Puerto Rico.

2011 – Periódico “El Regional” – es un periódico local con una circulación de 50,000 ejemplares semanales y distribuido en los pueblos de Arroyo, Coamo, Guayama, Maunabo, Patillas, Salinas y Santa Isabel.

 Live Television Interview:

“Entre Nosotras” -WAPA-TV (Entrevista en vivo)

El 15 de julio de 2011 durante una corta visita a Puerto Rico, la autora fue entrevistada en el programa “Entre Nosotras” trasmitido por WAPA-TV en Puerto Rico y Latinoamerica. Durante dicha entrevista la autora promovió su libro: El Espejo de mi Alma (2011 WinePress).

Lamentablemente el enlace de la entrevista ya caducó y ésta no puede ser escuchada. Fue una experiencia inolvidable.

The Window to my Soul; My Walk with Jesus (OUT OF PRINT)

Spanish Newspaper Article:

2005 – Periódico “La Estrella de Puerto Rico” (29 de diciembre de 2005):  La Estrella de PR

German Newspaper Articles:

2006 – Der Iserlohner Kreisanzeiger und Zeitung: IKZ13Mai2006.pdf

Der Westfalenpost Zeitung – Menden: Westfalenpost 27Mai 2006

Internet Radio:

 2013: Claudia Moss:

2009: Denise Turney: Blog Talk Radio “Off the Shelf”: 

Blogs and Newsletters:

 2012:

Denise Turney – Book Heavens Lovers Newsletter: September Issue: BookHeavenLoversNewsletter

 2010:

Time with Tannia:  Mary DeMuth, Vincent Frankini, David Murdoch, and CJ West interviewed Tannia: December 2010

2009:

Karina Fabian: www.fabianspace.com  Thursday, August 06, 2009:  Karina Fabian2008:

Time with Tannia: Clella Camp, Meredith Gould, Pamela S. Thibodeaux, and Denise Turney interviewed Tannia: August: August 2008
2007:

           (2019 update: for several years I no longer have a page at myspace)