Nelly Rosario

Nelly Rosario was born in 1972 in the Dominican Republic and moved to New York three months later. She earned a Bachelor's degree in Engineering from MIT and an MFA in Fiction from Columbia University. She has received numerous awards including a 1999 Barbara Deming Memorial Fund Fellowship, the Bronx Writers' Center Van Lier Literary Fellowship for 1999-2000, two National Arts Club Writing Fellowships, the 1997 Huston/Wright Award in Fiction, and most recently she has been chosen as a "Writer...See more