Fruit of the Drunken Tree (Contreras) - Author Bio

Author Bio
Where—Bogota, Columbia
Education—M.F.A., Columbia College Chicago
Awards—Mary Tanenbaum Literary Award-Nonfiction
Currently—lives in the San Francisco Bay Area, California

Ingrid Rojas Contreras was born and raised in Bogota, Colombia. Her essays and short stories have appeared in the Los Angeles Review of Books, Electric Literature, Guernica, and Huffington Post, among others.

She has received fellowships and awards from The Missouri Review, Bread Loaf Writer's Conference, VONA, Hedgebrook, The Camargo Foundation, Djerassi Resident Artists Program, and the National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures.

Contreras currently lives in San Francisco, where she blogs about books for NPR affiliate KQED and teaches fiction at the University of San Francisco. (Adapted from the publisher.)

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