Amanda Giracca

Amanda Giracca ’s writing has appeared in North American Review, Indiana Review, Sierra, Orion Magazine, Virginia Quarterly Review, Aeon Magazine, Fourth GenreThe Magazine, Imagination & Place: Cartography, Flyway, Terrain, and Passages North, among others. She is a 2022 recipient of the Massachusetts Cultural Council’s Artist Fellowship in Nonfiction. Her work has twice been selected as “notable” in Best American Essays (2015 and 2016), once in Best American Sports Writing (2016),  and has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Amanda has received support from Playa Fellowship Residency Program, University of Pittsburgh’s Nationality Room Scholarships, and the Berkshire-Taconic Community Foundation.