Piper Writers Studio Instructor 2021
About María Fernanda
María Fernanda's poems and translations appear in The Breakbeat Poets Vol. 4: LatiNext, The Wide Shore, The Acentos Review, and more. Her work “invokes sea crossings with [...] the breaking and making of family,” as described by OkayAfrica. Awarded the Andrea Klein Willison Prize for Poetry and a finalist for The Hurston/Wright Amistad Award for College Writers in Poetry, María Fernanda is a recipient of several writing fellowships, including Callaloo. She has served as an assistant editor Cave Canem (Anthologies XIII and IX), a NYC Writing Juror for the Scholastic Art & Writing Award, and a published contributor of The Library of Congress’ Publishing Office. In 2021, María Fernanda serves as an Academy of American Poets’ 2020-2021 Poetry Coalition Fellow.
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