Victoria Blanco is a writer from El Paso/Cd. Juárez. She’s completing an ethnographic memoir based on research among the Rarámuri, an indigenous people of the Sierra Madre mountains in northern Mexico.
She received her MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Minnesota, where she taught creative writing and composition courses. She has a BA in Creative Writing and History from Northwestern University. Her manuscript was a finalist for the 2016 PEN/FUSION Emerging Writers’ Prize. Her research and writing have been supported by a Fulbright Award and fellowships from the University of Minnesota, Minnesota State Arts Board, Bread Loaf Orion, and Coffee House Press In-the-Stacks. She was a Fellow in the 2017-2018 Loft Mentor Series.
Victoria teaches occasionally at the Loft Literary Center and writes regularly for Pollen Midwest. She currently lives close to three lakes in Minneapolis with her husband and two sons.
victoriaann dot blanco at gmail dot com
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