Awards and Publications

Tin House Summer Workshop Scholar 2019, Winner of a scholarship to attend the workshop in Portland, OR, and study with Claire Vaye Watkins.

Fulbright Open Study Award: 9-month creative writing fellowship in Argentina, 2020 

War, Literature & the Arts, “Sister, Answer Me” short story pubslished in the Spring 2019 issue.

Catapult, "A Conversation With PEN America Best Debut Short Stories 2018 Author Cristina Fríes"

The Rumpus, "What to Read When You're a PEN Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize Winner"

Margrit Mondavi Graduate Fellowship, awarded for her project, "Don't Leave, Cecilia, and other stories: Fiction Inspired by the stories of women in La Guajira, Colombia" (2018)

Catapult, PEN America Best Debut Short Stories, (August 21, 2018)

PEN America Award, PEN/Robert J Dau Short Story Prize for Emerging Writers (2018)

EPOCH Literary Magazine, Volume 66 No. 3: "New Years in La Calera" 

Eliot Gilbert Prize, UC Davis Creative Writing Graduate Program - Best Short Story 2017-2018

UC Davis, Best Creative Thesis Award (2014)

Pamela Maus Short Story Prize, First Place winner for Fiction (2014)

Diane Lynn Bogart, First Place winner for Fiction (2014)

ZYZZYVA Literary Magazine, Book Reviews and Author Q & A's