Camila Santos’s work has appeared or is forthcoming in Sand Hills Literary Magazine, Hemingway Shorts Vol. 7, The Write Launch, Newtown Literary, Columbia Journal and the New York Times. Her work in Portuguese can be found in Ruído Manifesto, Revista Estrofe, Nordeste Aqui Dentro and Raízes, Brazilian Women Poets in Translation. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing and Literary Translations from Queens College and has been awarded residencies at Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Soaring Gardens and Vermont Studio Center. In 2020, she was named a Center for Fiction Emerging Writer Fellow. She grew up in Recife, Brazil and has lived in Queens since 2004. She has completed a collection of short stories and is currently working on her first novel.