Kristina Gorcheva-Newberry


A Russian-Armenian émigré, Kristina Gorcheva-Newberry published fifty stories and received eight Pushcart nominations. Her work has appeared in Indiana Review, The Southern Review, Gulf Coast, TriQuarterly, Prairie Schooner, Nimrod, Arts & Letters, and elsewhere. Kristina is the winner of the 2013 Katherine Anne Porter Prize for Fiction, the 2015 Tennessee Williams scholarship from the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, and the 2020 Raz/Shumaker Prairie Schooner Book Prize for her first collection of stories, What Isn’t Remembered, which will be published by the University of Nebraska Press in September 2021. Her debut novel, The Orchard, is forthcoming from Ballantine Books in March of 2022.