Biography

Professor Ingrid Rojas Contreras is the author of Fruit of the Drunken Tree (Doubleday, 2018) a silver medal winner in first fiction from the California Book Awards, and a New York Times editor's choice. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, The Cut, The Believer, and elsewhere. A new work of non-fiction, a family memoir about her grandfather, a curandero from Colombia who it was said had the power to move clouds, is coming from Doubleday in 2022.

Selected Publications

Rojas Contreras, I. (2018) Fruit of the Drunken Tree. New York City: Doubleday.

Awards & Distinctions

Camargo Fellowship, Bakeless Breadloaf Fellow

Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, Waiter Scholarship

Hedgebrook Residency

Djerassi Resident Artist