Cheryl Pappas

Fiction Writer

Newton, MA
Massachusetts US

Author's Bio

Cheryl Pappas is a writer from Boston. She is the author of the flash fiction collection The Clarity of Hunger. Her stories have been published in Swamp Pink (formerly Crazyhorse), Wigleaf, Hayden's Ferry Review, Juked, HAD, Smokelong Quarterly, and more. She is at work on her first novel. She was awarded a MacDowell Fellowship in 2023 and an artist grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council in 2022.

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Publications & Prizes

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Chattahoochee Review
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Jellyfish Review
Okay Donkey
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Prizes won: 

MacDowell Fellowship
Massachusetts Cultural Council grant

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Virginia Woolf, Thomas Mann, Carmen Maria Machado, Colette, Franz Kafka, Rumi, Amy Hempel
What I'm reading now: 
Eros the Bittersweet by Anne Carson, The Bloody Chamber by Angela Carter, Darling Girl by Liz Michalski

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Born in: 
Litchfield, NH
New Hampshire
Raised in: 
Litchfield , NH
New Hampshire
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Last update: May 13, 2024