Rosalie Morales Kearns

Fiction Writer

Albany, NY
New York US

Author's Bio

Rosalie Morales Kearns, a writer of Puerto Rican and Pennsylvania Dutch descent, is the author of the novel Kingdom of Women (Jaded Ibis, 2017), about a female Roman Catholic priest in a slightly alternate near-future. She’s also the author of the magic-realist story collection Virgins and Tricksters (Aqueous, 2012), editor of the short story anthology The Female Complaint: Tales of Unruly Women (Shade Mountain, 2015), and founder of Shade Mountain Press. Kearns has an MFA in creative writing from the University of Illinois and has taught creative writing at the University of Illinois, the University at Albany, and adult education venues.

Publications & Prizes

The Female Complaint: Tales of Unruly Women (Shade Mountain Press, 2015)
Kingdom of Women (Jaded Ibis Press, 2017)
Virgins and Tricksters (Aqueous Books, 2012)

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Feminist, Latino/Latina/Latinx, Puerto Rican
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Last update: May 25, 2019