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Lorraine Avila

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Full Name: Lorraine Avila
Born: Bronx, NY
Occupation: writer, teacher
Nationality: American


Lorraine Avila (she/they) is a writer and educator from the Bronx, NY, with roots in the Caribbean. Avila is the author of Malcriada and Other Stories, Celestial Summer, and The Making of Yolanda La Bruja.

Avila has a BA in English from Fordham University and an MAT in Secondary English education from NYU. She will receive her MFA in fiction from the University of Pittsburgh in Spring 2023, where she teaches Intro to Fiction.

Avila is a Pushcart Nominee. She is the recipient of The Writers Colony's "Illuminating Black Lives" Fellowship, the 2022 Africana Nationality Room Scholarship, the 2021 Nationality Room Scholarship, the 2021 & 2022 Dietrich Diversity Research Grant, and the 2020 K. Leroy Irvis Fellowship.

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