Isabel Cañas is a Mexican-American speculative fiction writer and graduate of the Clarion West Writers Workshop. 


A PhD candidate in medieval Turkish literature at the University of Chicago, Isabel knows nine languages and has lived in Mexico, Scotland, Egypt, Turkey, and Jordan. She has settled in New York City, where she works on her dissertation and writes fiction inspired by her research and her heritage. 


She is represented by Kari Sutherland of Bradford Literary Agency.