Gabriela Denise Frank is an Italian-American writer of essays and fiction whose work explores identity, faith, aging, nature, cities and technology. Her writing been published in True Story, Hunger Mountain, Bayou, Baltimore Review, Crab Creek Review, The Normal School, South 85 Journal, Lunch Ticket, The Rumpus and elsewhere.
Off the page, her literary art installations transform storytelling into experience. With A Novel Performance, Gabriela staged a month-long performance installation in Seattle’s Central Library that allowed the public to watch via monitor as she wrote a 70,000-word novel. With UGLY ME, Gabriela staged a multi-media spoken word installation in the New Media Gallery at Jack Straw Cultural Center that explored beauty through the medium of the selfie.
A Jack Straw Writer and alumna of Artist Trust’s EDGE Development program for literary artists, her work is supported by grants, residencies and fellowships from 4Culture, Centrum, Jack Straw Cultural Center, Vermont Studio Center, Mineral School, the Civita Institute and Invoking the Pause. Gabriela holds a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from the University of Arizona.
Contact Gabriela at gATgabrieladenisefrankDOTcom.
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