Carmen Maria Machado

Carmen Maria Machado is a fiction writer, critic, and essayist whose work has appeared or is forthcoming in AGNI, The New Yorker, The American Reader, Tin House's Open Bar, Five Chapters, VICE, The Paris Review, Los Angeles Review of Books, and many other publications. She was the recipient of the Richard Yates Short Story Prize in 2011 and a finalist for the CINTAS Foundation Fellowship in 2013. She is a graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop and the Clarion Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers' Workshop, and lives in Philadelphia with her partner.