Ana Hurtado is a speculative fiction writer and a Clarion West 2022 alumn. Born in Venezuela and raised in Ecuador, Ana explores these post-colonial environments through magical realism. She earned an MFA in Creative Writing & Environment from Iowa State University in 2017 and now teaches creative writing at Universidad San Francisco de Quito. Her work has been published by The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Strange Horizons, Fireside Magazine, amongst others. LeVar Burton read one of her stories for his podcast LeVar Burton Reads.
Ana is currently writing a gothic horror novel.