Alejandro Heredia

Shearing Fellow | 2024-25

About Alejandro

Alejandro Heredia is a queer Afro-Dominican writer, educator, and community organizer from The Bronx. His debut novel, Loca, will be published by Simon and Schuster Spring 2025. He has received fellowships from Lambda Literary, VONA, and CUNY Dominican Studies Institute. His work has been featured in Teen VogueThe OffingLitHub, and elsewhere. Heredia received an MFA in fiction from Hunter College.