Photo_Prieto copyThea Prieto is the author of From the Caves (2021), which won the Red Hen Novella Award. She is a recipient of the Laurels Award Fellowship, as well as a finalist for the international Edwin L. Stockton, Jr. Award and Glimmer Train’s Short Story Award for New Writers. Her work has appeared at Longreads, The Kenyon Review, CRAFT Literary MagazineNew Orleans Review, and The Masters Review, among other journals, and she writes and edits for Poets & Writers and The Gravity of the ThingShe teaches creative writing and publishing at Portland State University and Portland Community College.