Natashia Deón

author, Grace

Biography

Natashia Deón is a Los Angeles attorney, writer, and law professor. Her debut novel, Grace,
​will be released in ​June 2016 ​by​ Counterpoint Press.

Deón was recently named one of L.A.’s “Most Fascinating People” by L.A. Weekly, and is the creator of the popular reading series, Dirty Laundry Lit. A PEN Center USA Emerging Voices Fellow, Deón has been awarded fellowships and residencies at Yale, Bread Loaf Writer’s Conference, Prague’s Creative Writing Program, Dickinson House in Belgium, and the Virginia Center for Creative Arts. Her writing has appeared in The Rattling Wall, and in B O D Y, The Rumpus, The Feminist Wire, Asian American Lit Review, and other places.