Ocatavio is a playwright and author whose works have been produced in theaters across the country since 1988. His fiction and short plays have appeared in the Louisville Review, Catamaran Literary Reader, Chicago Quarterly Review, Arroyo Literary Review, Huizache, and Stone Gathering.
His new book, Retablos, published by City Lights Books recently won the 2019 Silver Indies Award for Book of the Year from Foreword Reviews. His new plays Mother Road and Quixote Nuevo premiered in 2019.
A Thornton Wilder Fellow for the MacDowell Colony and a member of the Dramatists Guild, Solis has been recently inducted into the Texas Institute of Letters.