Elizabeth Huergo’s essays and short stories have appeared in Poets & Writers Magazine, Bloom, Large-Hearted Boy, Choice Magazine, Natural Bridge, and Gravity Dancers. Her poetry has been published in I Go to the Ruined Place, Poet’s Domain, Full Circle, In Good Company, and The Poetry Society of Virginia’s annual anthology. Elizabeth’s first novel is The Death of Fidel Pérez (Unbridled Books, 2013). She has recently completed her second, Between Ana and Ella, a contemporary Latina version of The Grapes of Wrath.
Elizabeth was born in Havana and immigrated to the US at an early age as a political refugee. Since receiving her graduate degrees in English from Brown University, she has taught at a number of colleges and universities in Rhode Island, Maryland, and Virginia.