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. She is also the host of Sing, a creative writing podcast. Throughout her writing, Annabelle explores themes of womanhood, motherhood, love, loss, and coming of age. When she is not writing, Annabelle works as a freelance photographer and illustrator and is a full-time student pursuing a bachelor’s degree in English Literature with a concentration in Creative Writing.

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.