Ingrid Rojas Contreras

Ingrid Rojas Contreras is the recipient of the 2014 Mary Tanenbaum Award for Nonfiction. She is a fellow at the San Francisco Writer’s Grotto. Her writing has been anthologized in Guernica Annual (forthcoming), Wise Latinas (Nebraska University Press), and American Odysseys: Writings by New Americans (Dalkey Archive Press). She blogs about books and all things literary for KQED, San Francisco’s NPR affiliate. She am a fiction and non-fiction writer. As a Colombian immigrant, she writes about identity, displacement, and memory. Ingrid is am working on a CNF family memoir centering around my grandfather who was a folk healer in Colombia who it said could move clouds.