ANIKA FAJARDO was born in Colombia and raised in Minnesota. She is the author of Magical Realism for Non-Believers: A Memoir of Finding Family. Her middle-grade novel, What If a Fish, will be published in 2020 by Simon & Schuster. A writer, editor, and teacher, she lives in the very literary city of Minneapolis.
I’m excited to offer a new version of my creative nonfiction class this summer at the Loft. This half-day workshop on June 22 will explore very short creative nonfiction, often called flash nonfiction. We’ll spend the morning reading, writing, and sharing true stories. Register
I’m so excited to visit Lake Country Booksellers in White Bear Lake, MN. My great-aunt was one of the founders. She’s the person who gave me my first set of Anne of Green Gables when I turned 12, which ultimately played a big role in turning me into a writer. I wish she were here today to see it.