Adele Oliveira (formerly Adele Melander-Dayton) is an award-winning writer based in Santa Fe, New Mexico. A former general assignment reporter at The Santa Fe New Mexican, Adele has written for The Kirkus Review, Salon, Narratively, Jezebel, Bitch Magazine, Longreads, and other publications. She has a BA in English from Vassar College and an MA in journalism from New York University's Cultural Reporting and Criticism program. She is an MFA candidate in creative writing at the Institute of American Indian Arts. Raised in Santa Fe, Adele returned to New Mexico in 2012. She loves living in the Land of Enchantment with her husband, daughter, dog, and two cats.