Maria Venegas was born in the state of Zacatecas, Mexico, and immigrated to the United States when she was four years old. Bulletproof Vest was excerpted in Granta and The Guardian. Venegas’s short stories have appeared in Ploughshares and Huizache. She has taught creative writing at Hunter College and currently works as a mentor at Still Waters in a Storm, a reading and writing sanctuary for children in Bushwick. She lives in New York City.
ARTICLES FEATURING MARIA
A Daughter’s Corrido: Maria Venegas Talks “Bulletproof Vest”
“I’M CERTAIN that it’s only a matter of time before past catches up with him, before he turns up dead …"...