Estella Soto is a fiction writer from San Diego, California. She is a kindergarten teacher by day and a barista by night. She received a BA in Creative Writing from the University of Southern California in 2006, and an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Wyoming in 2011. Upon graduation, she interned for the Ucross Foundation Artist Residency Program. She also developed and taught a creative workshop at the Wyoming Girls’ School, a therapeutic and educational facility for the treatment of court-ordered delinquent girls. She resides in Laramie, Wyoming. Her hair is brown, her eyes are black.