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Maria Venegas

Maria Venegas is an American writer, who was born in Mexico. She immigrated to the United States at the age of four.[1] She graduated from Hunter College with an MFA in Creative Writing, where she was a Hertog Fellow [2] for Frank McCourt.[2] She currently lives in New York City.[1]

Her memoir Bulletproof Vest received positive reviews from The New York Times,[3] NPR,[4] and Chicago Tribune.[5]

Works

  • Bulletproof Vest: The Ballad of an Outlaw and His Daughter (2014).[6]

She has also written short stories which have appeared in Granta, The Guardian, and Ploughshares.[7]

References

  1. ^ a b Macmillan. "Maria Venegas | Authors | Macmillan". Macmillan. Retrieved 26 March 2016.
  2. ^ a b www.675plus.com. "Creative Writing MFA Hertog Fellowship". www.hunter.cuny.edu. Retrieved 2016-08-14.
  3. ^ Lazar, Zachary (2014-08-08). "'Bulletproof Vest,' by Maria Venegas". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2016-08-14.
  4. ^ "A Thousand Stories, Brilliantly Collapsed In 'Bulletproof Vest'". NPR.org. Retrieved 2016-08-14.
  5. ^ Tribune, Chicago. "Maria Venegas on 'Bulletproof Vest'". Retrieved 2016-08-14.
  6. ^ Lazar, Zachary (8 August 2014). "'Bulletproof Vest,' by Maria Venegas". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 26 February 2016.
  7. ^ "Bio & Interview". Maria Venegas - Bulletproof Vest. Retrieved 26 March 2016.

External links

Official website