Anita Felicelli is the author of Izzy and Poe, a children’s book about two corgis; a novel, Sparks Off You; and the poetry collection, Letters to an Albatross. Her writing has appeared or is forthcoming in the New York Times, Salon, Los Angeles Review of Books, The Rumpus, Verdict, Publishing Perspectives, Babble, Juked, Kweli Journal, The Aerogram, and the Mountain View Voice.

Anita's short stories have twice been finalists in the Glimmer Train awards. Her essay on Rabindranath Tagore, published in India Currents, was awarded first place for magazine feature column by the San Francisco Peninsula Press Club in 2014. Anita is a graduate of UC Berkeley and UC Berkeley School of Law. She was born in India and grew up in Northern California, where she lives with her family, which includes two corgis.