Amanda Rea

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  • Young Writers Program
  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction
Amanda Rea

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Amanda Rea's stories and essays have appeared in Harper's, Best American Mystery Stories, One Story, American Short FictionFreeman’s, The Missouri Review, The Kenyon Review, The Sun, Electric Literature's Recommended Reading, Indiana Review, Iowa Review, New South, Lit Hub, and elsewhere. She is recipient of a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers Award, a Pushcart Prize, the William Peden Prize, and as shortlisted for Best American Short Stories. She has won fellowships from the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, the Institute of Creative Writing in Wisconsin, Jentel Artist Residency, Marble House Project, and Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts. She earned her MFA at the University of California-Irvine. She has taught writing at the University of California, Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Oakhill Correctional Facility, and elsewhere.

Classes with Amanda Rea

Le Domaine Perdu: Writing Your Lost World
Fiction, Nonfiction/Memoir

Le Domaine Perdu: Writing Your Lost World

June 10, 2019

Perspective: Writing from the Inside Out
Fiction, Nonfiction/Memoir

Perspective: Writing from the Inside Out

June 10, 2019

 Draft a Short Story
Fiction

Draft a Short Story

June 19, 2019

Amanda Rea's Articles

The Lookout

John Freeman on Poetry, Photography, and the Vibrations of Untold Stories

February 26, 2018

He’s the editor of the literary journal Freeman’s and execut