Sheree La Puma

Fiction Writer

Valencia, CA 91355
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Author's Bio

Sheree 
Sheree La Puma is an award-winning writer whose personal essays, fiction and poetry have appeared in or are forthcoming in O:JA&L, Plainsongs, The Main Street Rag, Burningword Literary Journal, I-70 Review, Inflectionist Review, Levee, Crack The Spine, Mad Swirl, The London Reader, Bordighera Press - VIA: Voices in Italian Americana, Gravel, Foliate Oak, PacificReview, Westwind and Ginosko Literary Review, among others. She received an MFA in Writing from California Institute of the Arts and taught poetry to former gang members. 

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
Raven: Art Against Hate (Raven Chronicles, 2019)
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That One Time Alien Buddha Got So High (Alien Buddha Press, 2019)
Journals: , , , , , ,
I-70 Review
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Mad Swirl
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Plainsongs
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Tapestry
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The Inflectionist Review
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The Penmen Review
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Up Against the Wall Mother
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VIA
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Westwind Review
Prizes won: 
  • 2017 – “Breaking Apart”, Essay, ESME’s Annual Showcase Awards, 2nd Place
  • RAY BRADBURY FELLOWSHIP for fiction. Double finalist for two different short stories in 2002.
  • New Century Writer Award
  • NCWA Nominated in 2002 for the best essay on children’s literature in the CSUN program.

 

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Maggie Smith, Roxanne Gay

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Italian American
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Alhambra, CA
California
Raised in: 
Huntington Beach, CA
California
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Last update: May 24, 2019