Don't let 'em steal your joy.

Cameron Baumgartner is an editor, fiction writer, and literary translator from Charlottesville, Virginia.

Her fiction has been recognized by the Creative Access Award, a fellowship which supports hard-of-hearing writers for a month-long residency at the Vermont Studio Center, and residencies at the Tin House Summer Workshop. Her translations from the Spanish may be found in Asymptote and The Latin American Literary Review. She is an Editorial Consultant at CRAFT literary magazine, where she also reads fiction submissions.

She received her bachelor’s in cognitive science from the University of Virginia and her MFA in fiction from Vermont College of Fine Arts. During her MFA program, she completed a creative thesis in the form of a novel of literary fiction, a critical thesis analyzing emotionality in the short fiction of Miranda July, and teaching lectures on frame narratives and literary techniques for political fiction.

Currently, she is at work on a novel.