Yalitza Ferreras

Yalitza Ferreras is a recent Steinbeck Fellow in Creative Writing at San Jose State University. Her writing appears in Best American Short Stories 2016, Colorado Review, and the anthologies Wise Latinas: Writers on Higher Education and Daring to Write: Contemporary Narratives by Dominican Women. She received an MFA in creative writing from the University of Michigan and is the recipient of fellowships and awards from Yaddo, Djerassi Resident Artists, Barbara Deming Memorial Fund for Women, San Francisco Writers’ Grotto, and Voices of Our Nation.