Gessy Alvarez earned her MFA from Columbia University and taught fiction in the New York City public school system and at Columbia University Medical Center. She is also an alum of the Voices at VONA Workshop and the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference. Her short stories have appeared in Camroc Press Review, Thrice Fiction, Bartleby Snopes, Pure Slush, Black Heart Magazine, Connotation Press: An Online Artifact, Apocrypha and Abstractions, Lost In Thought, Letras Caseras, and Pank. She's currently at work on her first novel.
She's received scholarships from Columbia University, the Fine Arts Work Center, and the Aspen Writers’ Foundation, as well as, artist residencies at the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts and the Millay Colony for the Arts, where she was a Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation Creative Fellow.
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Listing last updated: May 9, 2013