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Ilana Bean

Ilana Bean is a writer, visual artist, and nonfiction MFA candidate at the University of Iowa where she has received the Iowa Arts Fellowship, Stanley Fellowship Award, Englert Nonfiction Fellowship, and MFA Summer Fellowship. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Guernica, Gawker, The Rumpus, Nashville Review, Chicago Review of Books, DIAGRAM, and elsewhere. She grew up in Virginia and she's a tier five raptor handler.