icon caret-left icon caret-right instagram pinterest linkedin facebook twitter goodreads question-circle facebook circle twitter circle linkedin circle instagram circle goodreads circle pinterest circle

Harrison Candelaria Fletcher is the author of Presentimiento: A Life In Dreams, winner of the Autumn House Press Nonfiction Prize, autobiography finalist for the International Latino Book Awards, and selected by Kirkus Reviews as a Best Indie Memoir of 2017. His first book, Descanso For My Father: Fragments Of A Life, won the Colorado Book Award and Independent Publisher Book Awards Bronze Medal for Creative Nonfiction. His newest collection, Finding Querencia: Essays from In Between, is forthcoming in March 2022 from the Machete Series  at Mad Creek Books. His work has appeared in many literary journals and anthologies including New Letters, Fourth Genre, Puerto del Sol, Brief Encounters and The Touchstone Anthology of Contemporary Creative Nonfiction. His honors include the New Letters Literary Award, the High Desert Journal Obsidian Prize, the Sonora Review Essay Award, the Juxtaprose Nonfiction Award, Pushcart Prize Special Mention and Best American Essays Notable selection. A native New Mexican, he is a former columnist, feature writer and beat reporter at newspapers throughout the West. He teaches in the MFA in Writing Programs at Vermont College of Fine Arts and Colorado State University.