Julián Delgado Lopera

Shearing Fellow | Spring 2024

About Julián

Julián Delgado Lopera is the author of the New York Times-acclaimed novel Fiebre Tropical (Feminist Press, 2020), the Winner of the 2021 Ferro Grumley Award and a 2021 Lambda Literary award; and a finalist of the 2020 Kirkus Prize in Fiction and the 2021 Aspen Literary Prize. Other books include Quiéreme (Nomadic Press, 2017) and ¡Cuéntamelo! (Aunt Lute, 2017), an illustrated bilingual collection of oral histories by LGBT Latinx immigrants, which was the 2018 winner of a Lambda Literary Award and Independent Publisher Book Award. Lopera has received fellowships and residencies from Hedgebrook, Headlands Center for The Arts, and Lambda Literary Foundation, among others. The former executive director of RADAR Productions and a founder of Drag Queen Story Hour, Lopera was born and raised in Bogotá, Colombia and lives in San Francisco.