Aaron H. Aceves is a bisexual, Mexican-American writer born and raised in East L.A. He graduated in 2015 from Harvard College, where he received the Le Baron Russell Briggs Award after being nominated by Jamaica Kincaid, and received his MFA in Creative Writing from Columbia University. His fiction has appeared in Germ Magazine, Raspa Magazine, Queen Mob’s Teahouse, New Pop Lit, The Acentos Review, jmww, Little Engines, Epiphany, and Flash Fiction Magazine. He currently lives in New York, and his debut novel This Is Why They Hate Us is coming March 29, 2022 from Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers.