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Paola Ferrante

Photo credit: Rob Skuja

Paola Ferrante

Paola Ferrante is a writer living with depression. Her debut poetry collection, What to Wear When Surviving a Lion Attack (2019), was shortlisted for the Gerald Lampert Memorial Prize. She has won Grain Magazine’s Short Grain Contest for Poetry, The New Quarterly’s Peter Hinchcliffe Short Fiction Award, Room Magazine’s Fiction Contest, and was longlisted for the 2020 Journey Prize for the story “When Foxes Die Electric.” Her work appears in After Realism: 24 Stories for the 21st Century (2022), Best Canadian Poetry 2021 (2021), North American Review, PRISM International and elsewhere. She was born, and still resides in, Toronto. 

Paola Ferrante is published by Book*hug Press

Photo credit: Rob Skuja

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Her Body Among Animals by Paola Ferrante, 2023

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