Jennifer Caloyeras

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Jennifer Caloyeras is a novelist and short fiction writer living in Los Angeles. She holds a M.A. in English Literature from California State University Los Angeles and an M.F.A. In Creative Writing through the University of British Columbia.

She is the author of the short fiction collection, Unruly Creatures (October 2017) and two young adult novels: Strays (2015) and Urban Falcon (2009). Her short stories have been published in Monday Night Literary, Wilde Magazine, Storm Cellar and Booth.

Jennifer served as writer in residence at the Annenberg in Santa Monica in 2016 and teaches writing at UCLA Extension Writers' Program. She is available for school visits and book club meetings in person or via Skype.

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