Anika Fajardo

Anika Fajardo was born in Colombia and raised in Minnesota. A teaching artist and editor, she is the author of Magical Realism for Non-Believers: A Memoir of Finding Family (U of MN Press, 2019) and the forthcoming middle-grade novel What If a Fish (Simon & Schuster, 2020). Her writing has earned awards from the MN State Arts Board, the Loft Literary Center, and the Jerome Foundation. She currently serves as Secretary on the Board of Directors at the Loft.