Rubén Degollado was born in Kokomo, Indiana, but is from McAllen, Texas, where the majority of his family has lived for generations. He graduated with a BA in English from the University of Texas Pan American, and a Masters in Educational Administration from Lewis and Clark College. While he was an undergraduate, his first story appeared in Bilingual Review/Revista Bilingüe. He went on to be published in Beloit Fiction Journal, Gulf Coast, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Image, Relief, and the anthologies, Texas Short Stories, Fantasmas and Bearing the Mystery. He was a finalist in American Short Fiction’s annual contest, Glimmer Train’s Family Matters Contest, and Bellingham Review’s 2010 Tobias Wolff Award.
Awards and Recognition
- Image Journal Artist of the Month https://imagejournal.org/artist/ruben-degollado/