Faculty: Christine Granados
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Christine Granados was born and raised in El Paso. Her collection of short stories, Brides and Sinners in El Chuco, was published in 2006 by the University of Arizona Press. She has been a Spur Award finalist and winner of the Alfredo Cisneros del Moral Foundation Award from the Macondo Foundation. Christine's fiction and nonfiction has appeared in the Evergreen Review, Callaloo, NPR?s Latino USA, Texas Observer, El Andar, and others. It has been anthologized in several college textbooks and anthologies, including Texas: A Case Study, Literary El Paso, and Camino del Sol: Fifteen Years of Latina and Latino Writing.
Granados received a BA in communication from UT El Paso and an MFA in creative writing from Texas State University. Before joining the faculty at the University of Houston-Victoria, Granados taught at Texas A&M University. Editor at Moderna and Hispanic magazines for several years, she worked as journalist for the El Paso Times, Austin American-Statesman, Rockdale Reporter, and People Magazine. To learn more about Christine Granados visit her website at www.christinegranados.com.