R.J. Hernández is a Cuban-American writer in NYC. He graduated from Yale University in 2011 and worked at Vogue, Elle, and W before publishing his first novel An Innocent Fashion with HarperCollins.
An Innocent Fashion was shortlisted for the 2017 Edmund White Award for Debut Fiction and two 2017 International Latino Book Awards.
Interviews, articles, and reviews of R.J.’s work have appeared in national and international media including: The Washington Post, The Guardian, Huffington Post, Out, People, Elle, Telegraph, and Vanity Fair.
He has contributed to publications including: The Paris Review, Elle, Dazed & Confused and The Millions.
For more info, read his latest personal essay, "Being Seymour Glass" in The Paris Review, about struggling with his ethnic identity as a fashion outsider.
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R.J. reading at his 5-year Yale reunion: