Rhonda Ortiz

Rhonda Franklin Ortiz is award-winning novelist and nonfiction writer whose articles on spirituality, family life, and arts and culture have been published by a variety of popular media outlets. She was a contributor to The Catholic Mom’s Prayer Companion: A Book of Daily Reflections, edited by bestselling authors Lisa Hendey and Sarah Reinhard. Additionally, she spent four years serving as Art Director for the literary magazine Dappled Things. Rhonda is also a founding editor of Chrism Press.


In Pieces (Molly Chase, Book One)
Catholic Writers Guild Seal of Approval, 2022
Winner, 2020 ACFW Genesis Award
Winner, 2019 ACFW-VA Crown Award