Meet Jackie Huertaz. Born and raised on the north side of Visalia, California, she received her BA degree in English at Fresno State and just received her MFA in creative nonfiction. She teaches in the first-year writing program, is a member of the Chicanx Writers and Artists Association, and serves as an associate editor for The Normal School magazine and the San Joaquin Review journal. After graduation, she plans on teaching at College of the Sequoias and spending more time with her nephew, Mason, and niece, Ava-Marie.
Jackie defended her thesis manuscript on April 21. (Facebook invite)