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Alex Romero

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Alex Romero is an American writer born and raised in Queens, New York. After earning his BA at Sarah Lawrence College, he taught English in a fishing village in the northwest of France. He is a proud 2023 Lambda Literary Emerging LGBTQ Voices Fellow. In 2022, he was the recipient of the Matt Leone Fellowship at Colgate University. He has been featured or is forthcoming in Michigan Quarterly Review, The Coachella Review, Literary Hub, and others. His work has received support from the Southampton Writers’ Conference, the de Groot Foundation, and the Unterberg Poetry Center. He is completing his MFA in fiction at Columbia University, where he was awarded a Chair’s Fellowship. He is at work on a story collection titled Our Little Manila. His Instagram handle is @lil__papo

Cohort: Young-adult-fiction

Year: 2023

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