Casandra Hernández Ríos
Casandra Hernández Ríos received her MFA in Creative Writing, Fiction, from CSU Long Beach. She holds a BA in Creative Writing and Journalism from the same school.
She is former Senior Managing Editor at The Offing magazine, and former Editor-in-Chief of Riprap, CSULB's literary journal. In 2015, she was recognized as an emerging writer at Long Beach's Literary Women Festival of Authors.
Most recently, she was recognized by Glimmer Train Press and received honorable mentions for her fiction. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Spectrum Literary Journal, Verdad magazine, Two Sisters, The Acentos Review, and the Santa Ana River Review.
She teaches at Golden West College and Long Beach City College.