Gessy Alvarez

Fiction Writer

Author's Bio

Gessy Alvarez is founder and editor of the web journal, Digging Through The Fat. She shares her love of art and culture as well as some of her offbeat observations on her podcast, Digging Through with Gessy Alvarez. She writes stories, poems, and essays about the middle of things. Her prose has appeared in Asteri(x): A Journal of Literature, Art, and Criticism; Volume One Brooklyn; Lunch Ticket; Literary Orphans, and other publications.

Publications & Prizes

Journals:
A Clean, Well-Lighted Place
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Bartleby Snopes
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Camroc Press Review
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Connotation Press
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Literary Orphans
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Pank
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Vol. 1 Brooklyn
Prizes won: 

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.

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Feminist, Hispanic, Latino/Latina/Latinx
Prefers to work with: 
Adults
Fluent in: 
Spanish
Born in: 
New York, NY
New York
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Last update: Feb 12, 2018