Cameron Baumgartner is a fullstack software engineer and writer from Charlottesville, Virginia. For her work as a developer, please visit her GitHub page.
She has been an Editorial Consultant and fiction reader at CRAFT literary magazine. 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 admission to the Tin House Summer Workshop in 2018 and 2020. Her translations from the Spanish may be found in Asymptote and The Latin American Literary Review, and her creative nonfiction on Past Ten.
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 the topics of frame narratives and the literary techniques of political fiction.