Carmen Maria Machado
Carmen Maria Machado is a fiction writer and essayist whose work has appeared or is forthcoming in AGNI, The American Reader, Tin House's Open Bar, Five Chapters, Best Women's Erotica 2012, VICE,The Paris Review DailyThe Hairpin, The Rumpus, Los Angeles Review of Books, and many other publications. She has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and was the winner of the 2011 Richard Yates Short Story Prize. She is a graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop and the Clarion Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers’ Workshop.