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Tamara A. Guirado

Tamara A. Guirado, American writer, educator. Recipient Marion Hood Boess Haworth award for young adult fiction, Mills College, 1999; fellow Carl Djerassi fiction fellow, Wisconsin Institute Creative Writing, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2002-2003; Wallace Stegner Fiction fellow, Stanford University, 2001-2002. Member of Phi Kappa Phi (honorary).


  • Guirado, Tamara A. was born on August 5, 1968 in Bellflower, California, United States.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Social science, Southern Oregon State University, 1994. Master of Fine Arts in English and Creative Writing, Mills College, 1998.


    • Creative writing and composition instructor Academy of Art, San Francisco, 2000—2001. Teaching assistent The Place For Writers, Mills College, Oakland, 1999—2000. Teaching assistant Stanford University, Palo Alto, 2001—2001.

      Mentor/tutor Stanford, University, California, 2002—2002. Creative writing instructor ASA, Berkeley, 2002—2002. Intermediate and beginning fiction instructor University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, 2002—2003.


    Member of Phi Kappa Phi (honorary).


    • Daughter of Daniel Lewis Pope and Elyse Allison Guirado, John Goertzel (Stepfather) and Kumiko Sakai (Stepmother).
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    Born August 5, 1968
    (age 49)
    • 1994
      Southern Oregon State University
    • 1998
      Mills College
    • 2001
      Creative writing and composition instructor, Academy of Art
      San Francisco, California, United States
    • 1999
      teaching assistent The Pl. For Writer, s
      Oakland, Tennessee, United States
    • 2001 - 2001
      teaching assistant, Stanford University
      Palo Alto, California, United States
    • 2002 - 2002
      mentor/tutor Stanford
      University, Mississippi, United States
    • 2002 - 2002
      creative writing instructor, ASA
      Berkeley, California, United States
    • 2002 - 2003
      intermediate and beginning fiction instructor, University of Wisconsin-Madison
      Madison, Tennessee, United States