Mercedes Lucero

Fiction Writer

Author's Bio

Mercedes Lucero is a writer whose prose and poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Printers Row Journal, decomP Magazine, Whitefish Review, Kalyani Magazine, Mouse Tales Press, Burner Magazine and many other journals. She has also been awarded "Best Piece of Prose" in Canvas, a literary journal, and her short story, "Memories I Cannot Recall," was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. She recently launched Spectrum Extract, an art and literary magazine dedicated to those with autism and developmental disabilities. She is currently working on her first collection of short stories and studying at Northwestern University where she will receive her Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing.

Publications & Prizes

Prizes won: 

"Best Piece of Prose" Awarded by Canvas (2011)

Personal Favorites

What I'm reading now: 
Fluke by Christopher Moore, A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki

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Last update: Jun 12, 2014