Melanie Pappadis Faranello



Connotation Press“Airways” (Featured writer and interview)


Adelaide Literary Magazine“Everybody Needs Something”

Adelaide’s Literary Anthology, (Best of 2017) “Just Fine”

Contrary Magazine“Don’t Forget to Say Hello”

The Ampersand Review“Lucky Penny”

Requited Journal“Newborn Eyes”

Postcard Shorts,“Breathe, Just Breathe”

Literary Mama,“Kindergarten Pick-Up”

Emerge Literary Journal“Sometimes It’s a Pin Prick”

Fifth Wednesday Journal“At the Auditorium”


Limbu Folklore: the collection and translation of oral folklore from the Limbu people of Nepal. Pilgrims Publishing, Varanasi, India. 2004

Searching Ana, Chapbook, Novel Excerpt, New School Chapbook Award Series

The Great CT Caper, written by 12 CT authors and illustrated by 12 CT artists.  CT Humanities Council


  • Individual Artist Fellowship Award in Fiction 2018, Connecticut Office of the Arts
  • Pushcart Prize Nomination“At the Auditorium,” Fifth Wednesday Journal
  • Sarabande Books' Mary McCarthy Prize in Fiction"Searching Ana", Top Finalist
  • The Dana Awards for the Novel"In Other Kinds of Weather", Semi-Finalist, Novel Manuscript
  • Chapbook Award in Fiction, "Searching Ana", The New School, NYC, Novel Manuscript
  • Glimmer Train's Very Short Fiction Contest,  top 25 winner
  • Whidbey Writers Contest in Novel"Searching Ana"Semi-Finalist, Novel Manuscript
  • William Faulkner-Wisdom Competition in Novel, "In Other Kinds of Weather", Finalist, Novel Manuscript,
  • PetrochorZine Reprint Award"Marionette", Short-Listed
  • Wesleyan Writer's Conference, Full Scholarship
  • BreadLoaf Writers' Conference
  • Sewanee Writers' Conference

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