about

Gabriella Graceffo (b. 1998, Fort Worth, TX) is a poet, essayist, and film photographer working in Missoula, MT. She received her BFA in Art and BA in English from Southern Methodist University in 2020 and her MFA in Poetry and MA in Literature at the University of Montana are forthcoming in 2022 and 2023, respectively. Her writing has been published or is forthcoming in The Chestnut ReviewYalobusha Review, Juked, the MacGuffin, and others. Her artwork has been exhibited in Dallas, TX at the Pollock Gallery, the Meadows Museum, and the Doolin Gallery; in Taos, NM at Fort Burgwin; and in Missoula at the Zootown Arts Community Center. Graceffo served as the Meadows Museum Poet Laureate in 2020 and has been awarded the David R. Russell Memorial Poetry Award, the George Bond Poetry Prize, a Ridge Scholarship, a Richter fellowship, and a Zelle Art Grant. She served as Assistant to the Editor of the Southwest Review, an Interviewer for The Boiler Journal, and Arts Editor of CutBank. She now works as an Associate Editor of Poetry Northwest, a Poetry Editor of CutBank, and a college writing instructor at the University of Montana. You can find her curled up in her apartment with her cat overlooking the snowy Montana mountains with a cup of long-forgotten tea keeping her company.

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