Leigh Camacho Rourks

Leigh Camacho Rourks, a Cuban-American author who lives and works in Central Florida, is an Assistant Professor of English and Humanities at Beacon College. Her short story collection, Moon Trees and Other Orphans, is forthcoming in October 2019. She is the recipient of the St. Lawrence Book Award, the Glenna Luschei Prairie Schooner Award, and the Robert Watson Literary Review Prize. Her work has appeared in a number of journals, including Kenyon Review, Prairie Schooner, RHINO, TriQuarterly, December Magazine, and Greensboro Review.