Roseanne Pereira is the daughter of immigrants from Goa, grew up in South Florida, and currently lives in Minneapolis. She is a graduate of Yale University and the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College. Her work has appeared in a variety of print, online, and on-air outlets, including Catapult, Minnesota Public Radio, and The Shanghai Literary Review. She served as a Kroc fellow at NPR and an Upper Midwest Human Rights Fellow at the Center for Victims of Torture. Roseanne has been a two-time fellow at the Writers by Writers’ Tomales Bay workshop and a writer-in-residence at Hedgebrook.