IMG_1168Adriana Rambay Fernández is Jersey-raised and Virginia blue with roots in the Dominican Republic. She received an MFA in Writing and Literature from Bennington College and a BA in Women’s Studies and Spanish from Rutgers College. She is a recipient of the Bennington MFA Fiction Prize. She has been published in JC Independent, 07030 Magazine, Jersey City Magazine, and has also been a featured Jersey City Writer. Adriana is currently at work on a collection of short stories.

Prior to pursuing writing, Adriana dedicated thirteen years to the nonprofit sector working on women’s rights issues, access to education, and ending global poverty. She also worked as a journalist where she won awards for her work covering news, arts, and politics in Hudson County, New Jersey. She currently teaches yoga and guides writing and yoga workshops and retreats for Jersey City Writers.