Katerina Ivanov Prado

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Katerina Ivanov Prado’s multi-genre writing has been published in Brevity, Passages North, The Rumpus, The Florida Review, The Nashville Review, Iron Horse Literary Review, The Pinch, Joyland and others.

She has won the John Weston Award for Fiction, the 2019 AWP Intro Journals Award, The Pinch Nonfiction Literary Award, and the Florida Review’s Editor’s Award. She most recently was awarded a LitUp Fellowship by Reese’s Book Club.

She obtained her MFA at University of Arizona and is a Ph.D Candidate in Creative Writing at University of Houston. 


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A Fully Funded MFA Doesn’t Mean Financial Security

As part of our Application Week series, Katerina Ivanov Prado writes about financial insecurity while pursuing her MFA, community, and resilience.