Anna B. Sutton was born and raised in Nashville, TN. She received her BFA from the Appalachian Center for Craft at TN Tech and her MFA from UNC Wilmington. She is currently pursuing a MEd in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at North Carolina State.
In 2013, she received a James Merrill Fellowship from Vermont Studio Center. She has also attended Sewanee Writers Conference, Tin House Writers Workshop, and presented on fabulist fiction at the Association of Writers and Writing Program’s 50th Anniversary Conference in Washington, D.C.
Anna currently works in the University of North Carolina System. Previously, she was the Vice President of John F. Blair, Publisher in Winston-Salem, where she also served as an editor and designer. She has worked for literary nonprofits Humanities Tennessee, Lookout Books, One Pause Poetry, Writers in Action, Young Writers Workshop at UNCW, and the Tennessee Young Writers Workshop. She also co-founded The Porch Writers Collective in Nashville. She has volunteered as an editor or reader for numerous literary magazines, including Dialogist, Ecotone, Chautauqua, Gigantic Sequins, and Atlantis.
If you are interested in hiring Anna for editorial work, please contact her through Reedsy.