Victor Vazquez is a recipient of writing fellowships from PEN America and LAMBDA Literary. He holds a master’s graduate degree in dramatic writing from the University of Oxford in the UK, along with two bachelor’s degrees from UC Irvine’s writing program and in Drama. Vazquez was also a student at UCLA TV Writers Extension Program for over two years. He is the son of Mexican immigrants. Spanish is his native language. Originally from Compton, California; he now splits his time between New York City, where he runs his own casting office (X Casting NYC), and Los Angeles.