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Bessie Flores Zaldívar

Bessie Flores Zaldívar, Instructor

Bessie Flores Zaldívar
Bessie Flores Zaldívar, Instructor

Department of English
445 Shanks Hall 
180 Turner Street, NW 
Blacksburg, VA 24061
bessieflores@vt.edu

Bessie Flores Zaldivar is a writer and educator from Tegucigalpa, Honduras. She received her M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Virginia Tech and her writing has been awarded the Emily Morrison Prize in Poetry, the Virginia Tech Poetry Award, Best of the Net 2021 in Fiction, among other honors.

  • M.F.A. in Fiction, Virginia Tech
  • Emily Morrison Prize in Poetry 2022
  • Emily Morrison Prize in Poetry 2021
  • Virginia Tech Poetry Fall Award 2019
  • Virginia Tech Fall Poetry Award 2020
  • Virginia Tech Nonfiction Award 2020
  • Best of the Net 2020
  • Rain Revolutions (Long Day Press, 2021)

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