Lina Ferreira
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English Language and Literature

Lina Ferreira Cabeza-Vanegas is the author of Drown/Sever/Sing (Anomalous Press, 2015) and Don’t Come Back (Mad Creek Books, 2017), as well as the co-editor of the forthcoming anthology The Great American Essay from Mad Creek Books. Her fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and translation work has been featured in various journals, including The Bellingham Review, The Chicago Review, Fourth Genre, Brevity, Poets & Writers and the Sunday Rumpus, among others. She was the recipient of the Best of the Net award and of the Iron Horse Literary Review’s Discovered Voices award, and has been nominated for two Pushcart Prizes and is a Rona Jaffe fellow. Ferreira is Assistant Professor in the Department of English Language and Literature at the University of Chicago.