Fischer is a fiction writer and freelance journalist whose work has appeared in Canteen, New Letters, the Village Voice and the Kansas City Star. She lives in Kansas City, Mo., where she recently received her MFA in fiction from the University of MIssouri-Kansas City, and is teaching this fall at Rockhurst University and Park University.
Originally from Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico, Caraza has lived in Vermont and Kansas City. She has an M.A. in Romance Languages and lectures in Foreign Languages and Literatures at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Her chapbook Corazón Pintado: Ekphrastic Poems (2012) is from TL Press. She won the 2003 Ediciones Nuevo Espacio international short story contest in Spanish and was a 2008 finalist for the first international John Barry Award.
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