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Mandy Shunnarah

Contributing Writer

Headshot of a smiling person of light skin tone and short brown hair slicked to the side, wearing earrings and a necklace with gold accents, and a tan shirt under a black blazer with two small pins in the shape of an airplane and a book.
Photo by: Kateri Ang and Gabe Rosenberg


Mandy Shunnarah is an Alabama-born, Palestinian-American writer who now calls Columbus, Ohio, home. Their essays, poetry, short stories, and book reviews have been published in The New York Times, Electric Literature, The Rumpus, Entropy Magazine, The Normal School, Mizna, The Citron Review, Post-Apocalyptic Media, The Wild Hunt, Barely South Review, Heavy Feather Review, The Missing Slate, PANK Magazine, Deep South Magazine, Southern Women’s Review, The Dandelion Review, Talking Writing, Lifelines Magazine, The Columbus Anthology from Belt Publishing, and the alumni magazines at The University of Alabama and Kenyon College. They have received two Best of the Net nominations for their creative nonfiction and a Pushcart Prize nomination for their fiction, as well as having placed in short story contests.

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