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Ann's Story

Ann has been a featured reader at the Festival of Writers in Rensselaerville, NY, and is a reviewer for the Bellevue Literary Review. She has studied writing at the 92nd Street Y, various writing conferences and with private instructors. 


In another life, Ann worked in NYC and regionally, as an actress, songwriter, playwright, and educator. She holds a BFA in Acting from NYU, and an MFA in Reading from Jersey City State College. She performed her original songs in various clubs throughout the metropolitan area, and her play, The Money’s Out There, was performed at the Ensemble Studio Theatre in NYC.

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I am Pretty. I am Loved.

Winner, 2020 Danahy Fiction Prize, Tampa Review, Finalist 2018 Rick De Marinis Short Story Prize Cutthroat Journal


Death on the Beach

Finalist 2021, Rick De Marinis Short Story Prize Cutthroat Journal


Soldiers and Lovers

Outstanding Finalist, 2019 Danahy Fiction Prize Tampa Review


The Other Side

Semifinalist, 2016 fiction contest American Literary Review, Honorable Mention

2015 fiction contest, Glimmertrain



Winner, 2012 fiction contest, Livewire Press

Selected Works