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Books Are Stronger When Written in Community

We write alone, but stories are meant to be shared.


’re interested in reading the work generated in Ingrid’s 12-Month Novel Generator, find excerpts from some of the graduate’s work below:

María Alejandra Barrios, excerpt from A Cilantro Wedding Bouquet

Claire Lobenfeld, excerpt from Fast Songs for Fast Girls

Midnight in Exile

Cameron Price, excerpt from We Are Everything at Once

Ingrid Rojas Contreras is the author of Fruit of the Drunken Tree (Doubleday, 2018) a silver medal winner in First Fiction from the California Book Awards, and a New York Times editor's choice. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, The Cut, The Believer, and elsewhere. A new work of nonfiction, a family memoir about her grandfather, a curandero from Colombia who it was said had the power to move clouds, is coming from Doubleday in 2022.