Ruth Hernandez received an MFA from Florida State University. Through her writing she explores the question “Where are you from?” and its repercussions on our current society. She is a NALIP writing fellow, NHMC TV writing Fellow, CULTIVEIGHT fellow and received a screenwriting residency at Yaddo.
Her script INVISIBLE WOMAN was a TOP TEN finalist in the Zoetrope Screenwriting contest, and a quarterfinalist in the CINESTORY contest.
Her script VOTING DAY was selected by the LATINO SCREENWRITING PROJECT as one of the four to be workshopped by Sundance advisors.
Her short fiction has been published in “Here Comes Everyone” a British Literary magazine.
She also works as a sound editor for features and TV series and as an adjunct professor at St. John’s University in Queens, New York. She loves to whistle with her pet parrot, Chuy.