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Melissa Pritchard
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Melissa Pritchard, author of ten books, has received the Flannery O’Connor, the Carl Sandburg, the Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers, and the Janet Heidinger Kafka, as well as two Pushcart Prizes and two O. Henry Awards. Her fiction and nonfiction have appeared in The Paris Review, EcotoneGulf CoastAGNIConjunctions, and elsewhere. Her collection of essays, A Solemn Pleasure: To Imagine, Witness and Write (Bellevue Literary Press, 2015), is a Poets and Writers “Best Books for Writers” selection, a Literary Hub “Best Books about Books” selection, and a Publishers Weekly “Top Ten.” (updated 4/2016)

AGNI has published the following work:

The Nine-Gated City
AGNI 70 Print Only
Rose Ivoire
AGNI 83 Print Only
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