Andrea Witzke Slot

Author's Bio

Andrea Witzke Slot is winner of Able Muse and Fiction International’s 2015 Prizes in Fiction, with her winning pieces described by Eugenia Kim as having “a rare and satisfying command of storytelling” and by Harold Jaffe as “meld[ing] compression, humor, keen intelligence, and social awareness in a savory 300 words.” Author of To find a new beauty (Gold Wake Press), recent work can be found in a number of UK and US journals, including Ambit, Acumen, American Literary Review, Mid-American Review, Meridian, Under the Radar, and Southeast Review. An American expat and permanent resident of the UK, Andrea lives in London but visits Chicago regularly. Her long fiction and creative nonfiction is represented by Stephanie Sinclair at Transatlantic Literary Agency.

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
To find a new beauty
(Gold Wake Press, 2012)
Anthologies: 
All We Can Hold: A Collection of Poetry on Motherhood
(Sage Hill Press, 2016)
, Les Femmes Folles Anthology: Bared
(Les Femmes Folles Books, 2017)
, Red Sky: poetry on the global epidemic of violence against women
(Sage Hill Press, 2018)
Journals: 
Able Muse Review, Acumen Literary Journal, Ambit, American Literary Review, Bellevue Literary Review, Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review, Connotation Press: An Online Artifact, Crab Orchard Review, Fiction International, Fiction Southeast, Ginosko Literary Journal, Kudzu House Quarterly, Litro Magazine, Lunch Ticket, Measure, Meridian, Mezzo Cammin, Mid-American Review, Nimrod, Pirene's Fountain, Poetry East, Rappahannock Review, Southeast Review, Southern Women's Review, Spoon River Poetry Review, The Adirondack Review, The Inflectionist Review, The Lascaux Review, Tupelo Quarterly, Under the Radar, Verse Daily, Written River
Prizes Won: 
Shortlisted for Eyewear Press's Beverly Prize, January 2017. First Prize in Able Muse's 2015 Write Prize in Fiction; First Prize in Fiction International's 2015 Short Short Story Contest; Three Pushcart Nominations; Nomination for the 2015 Independent Best American Poetry Anthology. Runner-up, finalist, &/or honorable mention in Arts & Letters' Unclassifiables Contest, Meridian's Flash Fiction Prize, River Styx Schlafly Beer Micro-Fiction Contest, the Calvino Short Story Prize, Aroho's 2014 Clarissa Dalloway Book Prize (Novel), Black Lawrence Press's Hudson Prize (Second Poetry Collection), MId-American Review's Fine Line Competition, Tupelo Quarterly's Open Prose Contests, Southeast Review's Gearhart Prize, among others

More Information

Listed as: 
Fiction Writer, Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
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Last updated: Jul 06, 2017