Elaine Castillo was born and raised in the Bay Area. She graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, and is a Voices of Our Nation Arts Foundation Fellow. Her writing can be found or is forthcoming from Freeman’s, Lit Hub, The Rumpus, Taste Magazine, Bon Appetit, Electric Literature and elsewhere. Her debut novel is America Is Not the Heart and is forthcoming in translation in multiple countries.
Elaine Castillo is presented in partnership with the US Consulate in Vancouver.