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Creative Writing Alum has novel acquired by Soho Teen

Congratulations to Francesca Padilla (2007 Creative Writing Major) for her debut work What’s Coming to Me. The novel was acquired by Soho Teen and is slated for publication in summer 2022. This summer Fran will also be a writer in residence at the Studios of Key West.

Francesca Padilla is a Dominican-American fiction writer and non-profit professional born/raised in New York City and currently based out of Rochester, NY. she is grateful to have received a Walter Dean Myers Grant from We Need Diverse Books, Pink Door fellowship, and writing residency at the Studios of Key West, along with a BA in Creative Writing from SUNY Purchase College.