Gabriella Burnham is a writer based in Brooklyn, New york.

A dual citizen of the United States and Brazil, she lived in São Paulo as a child and most of her family still lives there today. Gabriella holds an MFA in creative writing from The Writer’s Foundry at St. Joseph’s College. She has been awarded fellowships to Yaddo and MacDowell, where she was named a Harris Center fellow. She has worked as a reporter, a creative writing teacher, and in immigration law. It Is Wood, It Is Stone is her first novel.

Portrait by Sylvie Rosokoff