Audrey Gutierrez BA '19

Audrey Gutierrez

Author and Visiting Instructor in English, Lewis & Clark College

Audrey Gutierrez is a Cuban-American writer from Louisiana. She earned her MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. She was awarded the Mary Blodgett Fiction Prize from the University of Iowa. In summer 2022, she was an Alaska State Parks Artist-in-Residence and a 2022 PEN America Emerging Writers Fellowship Finalist. She has just completed her novel, Gótica., about five sisters living on the edge of Cuba during the Revolution, and is currently working on a collection of sci-fi and horror stories called Tales from the Swamp. Her work has appeared in F(r)iction, Literary Magazine, CALYX Press, and Artslandia Magazine. Audrey has taught fiction and nonfiction at Lewis & Clark College and The University of Iowa.