Marcela Fuentes

Location Del Rio
Occupation Writer, English Instructor

Books by Marcela Fuentes
  • by Lee K. Abbott, Nathan Leslie
    Dzanc Books, 2009.

  • by D. Seth Horton, Ray Gonzalez
    Swallow Press, 2007.
  • About Me

    Marcela Fuentes is a south Texan living in Iowa City with her husband and small son. She is a 2009 graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop, where she was a Teaching-Writing Fellow. Her fiction has been published in the Indiana Review, the Vestal Review, Blackbird, and various other literary journals. Recent work has been selected for inclusion in Best of the Web 2009 and New Stories from the Southwest. She was the First Runner-Up for the 2010 Texas Institute of Arts and Letters Dobie Paisano Fellowship. Currently she works for the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa and teaches composition for Kirkwood Community College. She is at work on her first novel.

    Why do you write?

    Because I must.

    Any favorite authors? Books?

    Every time I hear this question, my mind goes blank. I'm missing so many, but...

    Happy All the Time - Laurie Colwin

    Cormac McCarthy

    Alice Munro

    Juan Rulfo

    John Irving

    Elizabeth McCracken

    Marcela Fuentes's Wall

    James Lloyd Davis – Feb 06, 2011

    Thank you, Marcela, for your generous comment on "A heart that is not broken..."

    Robert Vaughan – Feb 04, 2011

    Welcome to Fictionaut, Marcela! Loved your story, An Ugly Man! Definitely a fave of mine. Hope you get to read some great things here and post more of your work!

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