Wednesday, May 10, 2017
[Poet Spotlight] Angela Peñaredondo
Born in Iloilo City, Philippines, Angela Peñaredondo is a poet and artist living in southern California. Her first full-length book, All Things Lose Thousands of Times, is the regional winner of the Hillary Gravendyk Poetry Prize.
She is also the author of a chapbook, Maroon (Jamii Publications). Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in AAWW's The Margins, Four Way Review, Cream City Review, Southern Humanities Review and elsewhere.
She is a VONA/Voices of our Nations Art fellow as well as a recipient of a University of California Institute for Research in the Arts Grant, Gluck Program of the Arts Fellowship, Naropa University's Zora Neal Hurston Award and Squaw Valley Writers Fellowship.
She has also received scholarships from Tin House, Split This Rock, Dzanc Books International Literary Program among others.
You can visit Angela Peñaredondo at: http://www.apenaredondo.com/ to learn more about her writing and artistry.
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