Winner of Fiction International's 2015 Short Short Fiction Contest and author of the poetry collection, To find a new beauty (Gold Wake Press), Andrea Witzke Slot writes poetry, fiction, essays, and academic work, and is particularly fascinated by the spaces in which these genres intersect.
Recent fiction/flash fiction can (or will soon) be found in such places as Mid-American Review, Tupelo Quarterly, Fiction Southeast, Adirondack Review, Fiction International, and Litro Magazine (NY), while recent poetry can be found in such places as Crab Orchard Review, Poetry East, Measure, Nimrod, Bellevue Literary Review, Mezzo Cammin, Segue, Southeast Review, Tupelo Quarterly, Spoon River Poetry Review, and The Inflectionist Review.
Essays on the contingent faculty crisis have appeared in The Chronicle of Higher Education, while academic essays on dialogic poetry and social change can be found in the books Inhabiting "La Patria": Identity, Agency, and "Antojo" in the Work of Julia Alvarez (SUNY Press 2013) and Dialogism and Poetry: Hearing Over (Palgrave Macmillan 2014).
Previous poetry editor at the award-winning Rhino Poetry and previous book review editor at Fifth Wednesday Journal, Andrea now writes full time and lives between Chicago and London. She's just finished her first novel manuscript and is now at work on a second. New poems and stories are making appearances at her desk daily.
Want to know about her novel and her approach to hybrid work? Read her interview at Mid-American Review here.
Andrea's novel manuscript, The Cartography of Flesh: in the silence of Ella Mendelssohn (and all other fiction and creative nonfiction) is now represented by Stephanie Sinclair at Transatlantic Literary Agency.
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