Zulema Renee Summerfield

  • Master of Fine Arts, Creative Writing/Fiction
  • San Francisco State University
  • Bachelor of Arts, English/Creative Writing
  • San Francisco State University

    • Books: Every Other Weekend, Little, Brown (2018); Everything Faces All Ways At Once, Fourteen Hills Press (2010)
    • Short Stories: Guernica, The Threepenny Review, Heavy Feather Review, Transfer Magazine, Chaffey Review, Sand Canyon Review, 580 Split, Invisible City, We Still Like

    • Semi-finalist, VCU Cabell First Novelist Award, 2019
    • Barnes and Noble Discovery Award Selection, 2018
    • MacDowell Colony Fellow, 2017
    • Winner, Michael Rubin Book Award, 2010
    • Winner, Clarke-Gross Novel-In Progress Award, 2008

    Zulema Renee Summerfield is a writer, educator, and creative coach. She is the author of Every Other Weekend, out now in paperback from Little, Brown, and her short fiction has been published in a number of literary journals. She has taught writing in venues ranging from elementary to high schools and online classrooms. In addition to teaching elements of story and structure, Zulema specializes in goal management and creative problem-solving for students. A MacDowell Colony fellow, she is currently at work on a new novel and a collection of short stories. When she’s not teaching or writing, Zulema enjoys swimming and spending time with her family.