Ingrid Rojas Contreras

Instructor & Writer
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Ingrid Rojas Contreras was born and raised in Bogotá, Colombia. Fruit of the Drunken Tree is the Silver medal winner in First Fiction from the California Book Awards, and was an Indie Next selection, a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection, and a New York Times editor's choice. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, The Believer, Buzzfeed, Nylon, Guernica, and elsewhere. She is working on a family memoir about her grandfather, a curandero from Colombia who it was said had the power to move clouds.

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