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Alma Garcia

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Alma García is the author of All That Rises (University of Arizona Press, 2023). Her short fiction has appeared as an award-winner in Narrative Magazine, Enizagam, Passages North, and Boulevard; has most recently appeared in phoebe, Kweli Journal, Duende and Bluestem; and has been published in anthologies including Puro Chicanx Writers of the 21st Century and as part of the commissioned Data Epics project in partnership with the University of Washington School of Art and Design. She holds an MFA from the University of Arizona, is a member of the Macondo Writers Workshop, and is an occasional rock band violinist. Originally from El Paso, Texas, and later from Albuquerque, New Mexico, she lives in Seattle, where she teaches fiction writing at Hugo House, offers manuscript consultation, and serves as a mentor for artists and writers through Artists Up. She is the recipient of awards from 4Culture and Artist Trust as well as a fellowship from the Rona Jaffe Foundation.

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