Born and raised in Arizona, she currently resides in Los Angeles where she is a doctoral candidate in Literature & Creative Writing at the University of Southern California. She holds an MFA in poetry from CalArts, where she was a Beutner Fellow.
Anna Vitale is the author of Detroit Detroit (Roof Books), Different Worlds (Troll Thread), and several chapbooks including Unknown Pleasures (Perfect Lovers). Recent writing has appeared or is forthcoming in BathHouse Journal, Columbia Poetry Review, Jacket2, and Supplement. She lives in Brooklyn and hosts the Tenderness Junction on WFMU.