Amanda Rizkalla

Amanda Rizkalla is an incoming fellow at the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing. Her work is published in No Tokens Journal, The Esthetic Apostle, and Archipelago. A graduate of Stanford University, she has been awarded grants, fellowships, and awards from the Barbara Deming Memorial Fund, the Kemper Knapp Graduate Fellowship, the Bocock/Guerard Fiction Prize, and the William Woo Award for Opinions Writing.


The tree unstuck its roots from the ground before walking into the hardware store, a trail of dirt behind him as he made his way through the sliding doors. A clerk greeted him, asked what ...