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Anita Felicelli

Anita Felicelli is author of the novel Chimerica, and the short story collection Love Songs for a Lost Continent, which won the 2016 Mary Roberts Rinehart Award. Her essays, reviews, and criticism have appeared in The New York Times (Modern Love), Slate, Salon, S.F. Chronicle, Los Angeles Review of Books, Catapult, and elsewhere. She graduated from U.C. Berkeley and U.C. Berkeley School of Law. She is a member of the National Book Critics Circle and a Voices of Our Nations alum. Her work has placed as a finalist in multiple Glimmer Train contests and received a Puffin Foundation grant, two Greater Bay Area Journalism awards, and Pushcart Prize nominations. She lives in the Bay Area with her family.

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