C L A I R E C A L D E R Ó N

Photo credit: Alexa Treviño

ABOUT

Claire Calderón is an Oakland-based writer and curator at work on her first novel. The recipient of fellowships from Hedgebrook, VONA, Tin House, and The San Francisco Writers Grotto, she holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Mills College. Claire is the co-producer of the New American Story Project, a digital storytelling project focused on Central American refugees who travel to the U.S. unaccompanied.

WORK SAMPLES

Why food is the last holdout in assimilation (SF Chronicle)                  

The Gates of American Belonging (The Rumpus)                 

Inheritance (Sparkle & Blink)

For Joane (The Acentos Review)