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Anna Scotti

Author's Bio

Anna Scotti is a poet, writer, and teacher living in Southern California. A former journalist, Anna has written for national and regional magazines including InStyle, People, The Los Angeles Times Traveling in Style, Bon Appetit, Los Angeles, Redbook, Good Housekeeping, YM, and Sugar. She was a foreign correspondent for WhoWeekly (Australia) and a columnist for the late, great Buzz Magazine. Anna's poetry is widely published and can be found on her site, www.annakscotti.com. She is the author of several pseudonymous novels, and has published fiction in Ontologica, Read Short Fiction, The Los Angeles Review, and other journals. In 2013, her work was selected for inclusion in The Best of Ohio. Anna earned an MFA in Creative Writing (fiction) at Antioch University in 2007. She gives corporate presentations on writing and grammar to local businesses and teaches English and history at a French International school. Anna enjoys working with adults, teens, and children.

Publications and Prizes

Journals:
Adirondack Review, Chautauqua Literary Journal, Compass Rose, Crab Creek Review, Poems and Plays: Middle Tennessee State Univ, The Comstock Review, Yemassee
Prizes:
The Orlando Prize for Short Fiction, 2015. The Pocatoligo Prize for Poetry, 2015. Finalist, The Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival Poetry Prize, 2014. Nominated for the Pushcart Prize, 2012 and 2013. The Bettie Sellers Prize, 2014 (finalist). The Pocataligo Prize, Yamassee, 2012 (runner up). The Crab Creek Review Prize for Poetry, 2012 (finalist). The Parnell Poetry Prize, Compass Rose, 2011. The Muriel Bailey Poetry Prize, The Comstock Review (third prize), 2011. The Muriel Bailey Poetry Prize, The Comstock Review (finalist), 2011. The Parnell Poetry Prize, Compass Rose, 2010. The War Poetry Prize, Winning Writers (third prize), 2010. The Franklin Cristophe Prize for Poetry, 2008. The 46’er Prize, (third prize), Adirondack Review, 2008. The Competition for a Prose Poem and Flash Fiction, Lunch Hour Stories, 2008. The Competition for a Prose Poem and Flash Fiction, Lunch Hour Stories, 2007 (finalist).

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Listing last updated: July 25, 2015

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