Camila Santos is a writer born and raised in Recife, Brazil. Her work has appeared in Sand Hills Literary Magazine, Hemingway Shorts Vol. 7, Newtown Literary, Columbia Journal and the New York Times. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing and Literary Translation 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 lives in Sunnyside, Queens.