Angelique Stevens photography by Jasna B

About

 

Angelique Stevens lives in Upstate New York where she teaches creative writing, literature of genocide, and race literatures. Her nonfiction has been published or is forthcoming in Granta, LitHub, The New England Review, and a number of anthologies. Her essay “Ghost Bread,” which won the Prism International Creative Nonfiction Contest, was chosen by Alexander Chee for Best American Essays 2022. She holds an MFA in Creative Nonfiction from Bennington College and an MA from SUNY Brockport in Literature. Her other honors include an alumni fellowship from Bennington College’s MFA Program; fellowships from Bread Loaf, Tin House, Kenyon Review, and Sewanee Writers Workshops; a fellowship to the inaugural cohort of the Periplus Mentorship Collective; a teaching fellowship to the Lighthouse Book Project, and a Residency to Hedgebrook's  Writers in Residence Program . She is writing a memoir about her experiences growing up in New York State. She finds her inspiration in wandering—being in places that push the boundaries of comfort, experience, knowledge, and hunger. She is represented by Ayesha Pande at Ayesha Pande Literary.