Oscar Cuevas is a Brooklyn-based writer from Kansas. He received his MFA from Syracuse University. He was the recipient of The Joyce Carol Oates Award for Best Nonfiction Piece, The Raymond Carver Memorial Award for Best Short Story, and was a finalist for the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction, University of Georgia Press. He won DIAGRAM's Creative Nonfiction Essay Contest and his work has appeared in BOMB Daily. He has held fellowships at The MacDowell Colony and Syracuse University. He is a part of the curatorial team Life Lessons.