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Eufemia Fantetti

Eufemia Fantetti

Eufemia Fantetti is a graduate of the The Writer's Studio at SFU and holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Guelph. She is a three-time winner of the annual Accenti Writing contest  and her essay, "Alphabet Autobiografica", was listed as notable essays in the Best American Essay Series. A two-time finalist for Theatre BC's National Playwriting Competition, her plays have been produced in Fringe Festivals across Canada. Her work is included in the anthologies Contours, Beyond Crazy, Emails from India, Flash Nonfiction Funny, Body & Soul, Love Me True and the 2012 Fish Anthology. She is the author of A Recipe for Disaster & Other Unlikely Tales of Love, (Mother Tongue Publishing, 2013) and My Father, Fortune-tellers & Me: A Memoir (Mother Tongue Publishing, 2019). Recently she co-edited the anthology Tongues: On Longing and Belonging through Language (Book*hug, 2021). She teaches at Humber College where she co-edits The Humber Literary Review.

City:
Toronto
Province:
Ontario

Publications

Tongues: On Longing and Belonging through Language. 2021, Book*hug
My Father, Fortune-tellers & Me: A Memoir. 2019, Mother Tongue Publishing
A Recipe for Disaster & Other Unlikely Tales of Love . 2013, Mother Tongue Publishing

Awards

F.G. Bressani Prize for "Sweets" from A Recipe for Disaster & Other Unlikely Tales of Love, 2014
Danuta Gleed Award (Runner-up) for A Recipe for Disaster & Other Unlikely Tales of Love, 2014
Eligible for National Public Readings Program:
Yes

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