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Maria Pinto

Maria Pinto is an award-winning writer whose work has appeared or will appear in Frigg, Necessary Fiction, The Butter, Word Riot, and Dostoevsky Wannabe Cities: Boston. She studied Creative Writing and Women’s and Gender Studies at Brandeis University, where her work was awarded the Dafna Gesundheit Prize for Fiction. She was an Ivan Gold Fellow at the Writers’ Room of Boston and a Melville Resident at The Mastheads. When she's not reading, writing her second novel, teaching creative writing, or freelance editing, she can be found in the woods exercising her left brain functions, studying fungi as an amateur mycologist.