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Amelia Possanza

Amelia Possanza

Amelia Possanza

Amelia Possanza is a water sign who is happiest at the beach. A full-time book publicist and a part-time writer, she currently lives in Brooklyn with her cat. Her writing has appeared in The Washington Post and BuzzFeed. She once won a gold medal at the Gay Olympics.

Work by This Artist

The Three Year Swim story art
By Amelia Possanza

Treading water, staying afloat.

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Contests & Prizes

Flash Fiction Contest
On May 1st, we announced the winners of our Flash Fiction Contest: Thomas Garcia (1st), Rick Krizman (2nd), and Rios de la Luz (3rd). Read more.

The James Baldwin Literature Prize
It is with great pleasure that we announce the winner of The James Baldwin Literature Prize of $1,000 to Hafsa Musa. Read more.

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