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BA, Middlebury College; MLitt, Bread Loaf School of English; MA, University of Virginia; PhD, Tufts University

Abby Manzella is the author of Migrating Fictions: Gender, Race, and Citizenship in U.S. Internal Displacements (OSU Press), which won the Society for the Study of American Women Writers Book Award, was awarded the Honorable Mention for the MLA Book Prize for Independent Scholars, and was selected as a CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title. Her creative writing has been named to the Wigleaf Top 50 Longlist, recognized by the CRAFT Hybrid Writing Contest, and her stories, essays, interviews, and reviews have been published by places such as Literary Hub, Electric Lit, Catapult, Kenyon Review, Colorado Review, Hobart, and The Boston Globe. You can hear her read her work on Micro the Podcast via Literary Hub. She teaches creative writing, American literature, and film.