blackbirdan online journal of literature and the artsFall 2019  Vol. 18 No. 2
Lina María Ferreira Cabeza-Vanegas

Lina María Ferreira Cabeza-Vanegas is the author of Don’t Come Back (Mad River Books, 2017), Drown/Sever/Sing (Anomalous Press, 2015), and is the coeditor of the forthcoming anthology The Great American Essay. Her fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and translation work has been featured in various journals including Bellingham Review, Chicago Review, Fourth Genre, Brevity, Poets & Writers, and the Sunday Rumpus, among others. She’s been the recipient of the Best of the Net award and Iron Horse Review’s Discovered Voices Award. She has been nominated for two Pushcart Prizes and is a Rona Jaffe fellow. She holds an MFA in both creative nonfiction and literary translation from the University of Iowa and works as an assistant professor for the University of Chicago.  end