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Elaine Castillo

Elaine Castillo was born and raised in the Bay Area. She graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a degree in Comparative Literature. She is a Voices of Our Nation Arts Foundation Fellow, and her writing can be found in Freeman’s, Lit Hub, The Rumpus, Taste Magazine, Bon Appetit, Electric Literature, and elsewhere. Her debut novel America Is Not the Heart appears this year in paperback from Penguin Books, and appears in translation in multiple countries. Her Instagram can be found at @_elainecastillo.

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