Victoria Buitron is an award-winning writer who hails from Ecuador and resides in Connecticut. She received an MFA in Creative Writing from Fairfield University. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Normal School, SmokeLong en Español, Southwest Review, Shenandoah, The Acentos Review, and other literary magazines.
Her debut memoir-in-essays, A Body Across Two Hemispheres, was the 2021 Fairfield Book Prize winner and is available wherever books are sold. A VONA fellow, her work has been selected for 2022’s Best Small Fictions and Wigleaf’s Top 50. In 2023, she received the Artistic Excellence Award from the Connecticut Office of the Arts, which also receives funding from the National Endowment for the Arts. She is currently the Competitions Editor for Harbor Review. She is also the editor of the upcoming 2023 Connecticut Literary Anthology, which will be available wherever books are sold on October 3, 2023.