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María Alejandra Barrios is a writer born in Barranquilla, Colombia. She has a Master’s degree in Creative Writing from The University of Manchester and currently lives in Brooklyn, New York. Her stories have been published in places such as Hobart Pulp, Reservoir Journal, Cosmonauts Avenue, Jellyfish Review, Lost Balloon, Shenandoah Literary, Vol.1 Brooklyn, El Malpensante, Moon City Review, WaxWing Journal, Bath Flash Fiction Volume 5, Fractured Lit, and SmokeLong Quarterly.  She was the 2020 SmokeLong Flash Fiction Fellow and her work has been supported by organizations such as Vermont Studio Center, Caldera Arts Center, and the New Orleans Writing Residency. Find her at or on twitter at @mariaalebave.

María is represented by Amanda Orozco.