Brenna Gomez is an educator and writer. She has 10 years of experience working with first-generation, low-income, students of color in the nonprofit sector, support services in secondary education, and classroom teaching at the college level. Brenna uses strengths-based approaches to embolden students to write about their cultures and communities. She is the University Innovation Alliance fellow at Oregon State University.
Brenna’s fiction has appeared in Prairie Schooner, StoryQuarterly, Year's Best Weird Fiction Volume 5, and more. She was the recipient of a 2017 Hedgebrook residency in nonfiction and is a Tin House alumna. Brenna received her MFA in Creative Writing from the University of New Mexico and received a BA in English from Colorado College, where she was a first-generation student.