Gisele Firmino earned a BA from Pepperdine University and an MFA in Fiction from Queens University of Charlotte. Born and raised in the south of Brazil, Gisele’s writing has appeared in such journals as Necessary Fiction, Expressionists and Rose & Thorn. She works is the Managing Editor for Qu: a literary magazine and the Program Coordinator for Queens University of Charlotte's MFA in Creative Writing. 


Her first novel, The Marble Army, was published in 2016.