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Gessy Alvarez

Author's Bio

Gessy Alvarez is founder and managing editor of the literary website, Digging Through The Fat. Her prose has appeared in Entropy, Drunk Monkeys, Extract(s), Literary Orphans, Bartleby Snopes, Thrice Fiction, Pank, and other publications. An excerpt of her first novel, The Last Kingdom in Astoria, was recently featured in Vol. 1 Brooklyn.

Publications and Prizes

Journals:
A Clean, Well-Lighted Place, Bartleby Snopes, Black Heart Magazine, Camroc Press Review, Connotation Press, Literary Orphans, Pank, theNewerYork, Thrice Fiction
Prizes:
She earned her MFA from Columbia University and is the recipient of scholarships from Columbia University, the Fine Arts Work Center, and the Aspen Writers’ Foundation, as well as, artist residencies at the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts and the Millay Colony for the Arts, where she was a Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation Creative Fellow. She is an alum of the Voices at VONA Workshop and the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference.

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Listing last updated: April 13, 2016

More Information

Listed as:
Fiction Writer
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Hispanic
Prefers to work with:
Adults
Fluent in:
Spanish
Born in:
New York, NY

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