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Paola Ferrante’s debut poetry collection, What to Wear When Surviving A Lion Attack (Mansfield Press, 2019) was shortlisted for the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award. She won Room Magazine‘s 2018 award for fiction, The New Quarterly‘s 2019 Peter Hinchcliffe award for fiction, and Grain Magazine’s 2020 Short Grain award for poetry. Her work appears in The Journey Prize Stories 32Best Canadian Poetry 2021PRISM International and elsewhere. Find her at and @PaolaOFerrante.

Paola is represented by Amanda Orozco and Marilyn Biderman.