professional bio.

Annabelle Fern Praznik is a writer based in Fort Collins, Colorado. She is the author of The Unfolding, a collection of vignettes, and Like a Woman, a widely celebrated spoken word poetry performance. Annabelle is the host of Sing, a creative writing podcast. Throughout her writing, she explores themes of womanhood, motherhood, love, loss, and coming of age. When she is not writing, Annabelle enjoys traveling, hiking, sipping tea, reading books, looking at the moon, and taking long, hot baths, along with spending time with her family and friends, drawing, and playing with photography.

American Beauty Poems is Annabelle’s first book of poetry. She is currently editing two forthcoming books, Where Nothing Grows, a novel, and Veritable Yellow, a collection of short stories.