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Lizz Huerta


Lizz Huerta is a widely-admired Mexi-Rican short story writer and essayist, published in Lightspeed, The Cut, The Portland Review, The Rumpus, Miami Rail and more. Her short story "The Wall" is included in the anthology "A People's Future of the United States." Huerta has also been a 2018 Bread Loaf Fellow, a five-time VONA Fellow and the winner of the LUMINA fiction contest, selected by Roxane Gay, who called her writing "a menacing inescapable seduction." She has appeared on CSPAN's BookTV to discuss the erasure of Mexican American Studies in Arizona and has taught creative writing to homeless youth through San Diego nonprofit So Say We All.

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Book:
The Lost Dreamer
Children / Teens
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
March 2022
ISBN 9781250754851
384 pages

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