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

A Clean, Well-Lighted Place, Bartleby Snopes, Black Heart Magazine, Camroc Press Review, Connotation Press: An Online Artifact, Literary Orphans, Pank, theNewerYork, Thrice Fiction
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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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Last updated: Aug 27, 2017