About Us

Our goal is to help you tell and share your story. 

Snapshot Stories Team

Karlyn-smallKarlyn Coleman is an award-winning writer and teacher. A teaching artist and board member at the Loft Literary Center, her fiction has appeared in various publications and she has earned grants from the Loft Literary Center, the Sustainable Arts Foundation, and the Minnesota State Arts Board. She is the author of the picture book, Where Are All the Minnesotans (Minnesota Historical Society Press).

AnikaFajardo_photo2018_squareAnika Fajardo is the author of Magical Realism for Non-Believers: A Memoir of Finding Family (University of Minnesota Press, 2019) and What If a Fish (Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2020). She has earned awards from the Minnesota State Arts Board and the Jerome Foundation. A writer, teacher, and editor, she teaches at Augsburg University’s MFA program and at the Loft Literary Center.

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