Alina Stefanescu

Fiction Writer, Poet

Tuscaloosa, AL 35404

Author's Bio

I am currently seeking an agent.

Publications & Prizes

Fiction

Book:
Every Mask I Tried On (Brighthorse Books, 2017)
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Cheap Pop
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Connotation Press
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Connotation Press: An Online Artifact
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Corium Magazine
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Coup d'Etat
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Dirty Chai
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Full of Crow
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Parcel
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PMS: poemmemoirstory
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Rivet
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Sandy River Review
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Poetry

Anthology:
"Lost: Reflections" (Medusa's Laugh Press, 2017)
Book:
Stories to Read Aloud to Your Fetus (Finishing Line Press, 2017)
Chapbooks:
Ipokimen (Anchor & Plume, 2016)
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Letters To Arthur (Beard of Bees, 2016)
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Objects In Vases (Anchor & Plume, 2016)
Journals: , ,
Cider Press Review
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filling Station
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Forage
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Matrix
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The Electronic Encyclopedia of Experimental Literature
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The Literary Bohemian
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The Tower Journal
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Uppagus
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Volt
Prizes won: 

Winner, Brighthorse Fiction Collection Prize (Brighthorse Books, 2016)- Winner, Best Poetry Book of 2016 (Alabama State Poetry Society) - Winner, Ryan R. Gibbs Award For Flash Fiction (New Delta Review, 2015) - Honorable Mention, Helen Magazine Short Story Contest (2015) - Finalist, Robert Dana Poetry Poetry (Anhinga Press, 2015) - Finalist, Fiction Southeast Editor's Prize (2015) - Finalist, Gertrude Press Fiction Chapbook Prize (2015) - Finalist, Black Warrior Review Poetry Prize (2014)

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Norman Manea, William Gass, Grace Paley, Mary Gaitskill, Walker Percy, Hannah Arendt, Emma Goldman, Audre Lorde, Adrienne Rich, Greg Jackson, Tony Judt, Vaclav Havel, Wislawa Szymborska, Etgar Keret, Bonnie Campbell, Ursula K. Le Guin, Fernando Pessoa, Leonard Michaels, Mary Ruefle, Rilke, Mircea Cartarescu, Harold Brodkey, Benjamin Fondane...
What I'm reading now: 
Waveform: Twenty-First-Century Essays By Women by edited by Marcia Aldrich, The Alphabet by Richard Silliman, New American Stories by edited by Ben Marcus, Between Song and Story: Essays for the Twenty-First Century by edited by Sheryl St. Germain and Margaret L. Whitford, Stone Mattress: Nine Wicked Tales by Margaret Atwood

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English, Romanian
Born in: 
Bucharest
Raised in: 
Tuscaloosa, AL
Alabama
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Last update: Jun 25, 2018