photo credit: Brittainy Lauback
photographer: Brittainy Lauback

Gabrielle Lucille Fuentes is a writer and teacher. She is the author of The Sleeping World (Touchstone-Simon & Schuster, 2016). She has received fellowships from Yaddo, the Millay Colony, and the Blue Mountain Center and was a Bernard O’Keefe Scholar in Fiction at Bread Loaf. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in One Story, Cosmonauts Avenue, Slice, Pank, The Collagist, NANO Fiction, The Georgia Review, Western Humanities Review, and elsewhere. Her story “The Elephant’s Foot” was a Distinguished Story in Best American Short Stories 2016.

Gabrielle Lucille Fuentes is Cuban-American and grew up in Wisconsin. She holds a BA from Brown University, an MFA from the University of Colorado, Boulder and is a PHD candidate at the University of Georgia. She is an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Maryland.