Natalli Amato


Author's Bio

Natalli Amato is a poet, fiction writer, and journalist from upstate New York. She is the author of the poetry collections On a Windless Night and Burning Barrel (forthcoming from Finishing Line Press). Natalli was awarded the Edwin T. Whiffen Poetry Prize as an undergraduate at Syracuse University. Her poetry is deeply inspired by the North Country region of New York State where she grew up and continues to be drawn to. Her poetry has appeared in several anthologies and numerous literary publications, and she is a poetry reader for Carve Magazine. Outside of poetry, Natalli has covered music, lifestyle, and entertainment for Rolling Stone. She is currently working on her first novel. She lives in Sackets Harbor, New York. 

Publications & Prizes

On a Windless Night (Ra Press, 2019)
Prizes won: 

Edwin T. Whiffen Poetry Prize (Syracuse University, 2019)

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Mary Oliver, Joe Wilkins, Tony Hoagland, Joan Didion

More Information

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Identifies as: 
American, Italian American
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Born in: 
New York
Raised in: 
Sackets Harbor, NY
New York
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Last update: May 12, 2021