Cristina Correa attended the Ragdale Foundation as a 2013 Midwestern Voices and Visions awardee and is a VONA alum. Her fiction and poetry have appeared in Rebelde: A Proyecto Latina Anthology, As/Us Journal, Kalyani Magazine, and Ariel XXX. She has been a featured reader at various local series including Revolving Door and Palabra Pura. She holds a BA from Columbia College’s Fiction Writing Department and is an MA candidate in Latin American and Latino Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago. A born-and-raised Chicagoan, Correa currently lives in Humboldt Park.