Angel Favazza

Poet

Detroit , MI
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Author's Bio

Angel Favazza is a best-selling science fiction author who works as an Advanced English and Creative Writing teacher at a Metro Detroit high school in Michigan. She holds a Master of Arts degree in Teaching and a Bachelor of Arts degree with majors in both English and Philosophy with a minor in History. She is certified to teach middle school and high school, English and History. Favazza has written for over twenty years, and her work has appeared in numerous literary magazines and anthologies. Favazza’s work has been widely printed, reprinted, and internationally anthologized. Her writing reflects her interest in science fiction, modern philosophy, environmental issues, and popular culture. "Imaginative, intelligent, and restless, Angel Favazza’s writing presents science fiction archetypes in a surprising new light against the backdrop of our modern world. She experiments with form and line, but maintains beauty and accuracy through transformation of scientific ideologies and our notions of what's really out there." ~Tyree Campbell, Editor in Chief, Alban Lake Publishing

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
Rhysling Anthology Book Series (Raven Electric Ink, 2013)
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Rhysling Anthology Book Series (Raven Electric Ink, 2012)
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Rhysling Anthology Book Series (Raven Electric Ink, 2011)
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Rhysling Anthology Book Series (Raven Electric Ink, 2010)
Books:
Crossing Space (Lulu Press, 2019)
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The Twisted Oak (Lulu Press, 2019)
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Canine Chronicles (Alban Lake Publishing, 2014)
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Flashes in the Sky (Lulu Press, 2012)
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Saving Death (Alban Lake Publishing, 2012)
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Inner Space (Lulu Press, 2010)
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On Metallic Wings (Sam's Dot Publishing, 2010)
Chapbooks:
A Rinsing Rain (Pudding House Press, 2010)
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An Avid Eye (Pudding House Press, 2009)
Journals:
Aoife's Kiss
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Asimov's Sci-Fi Magazine
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Ceremony
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Dark Moon Digest
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Down in the Dirt
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Illogical Muse
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Mythic Delirium
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Peninsula Poets
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Poet's Haven
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Scifaikuest
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Soul Fountain
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The Cat's Meow for Writers & Readers Magazine
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Write On!
Prizes won: 

Pushcart Prize nomination for An Avid Eye, Pudding House Press, 2009; Winner of Dark Gothic Resurrected Speculative Poetry Award for Excellence, 2010; Pushcart Prize nomination for A Rinsing Rain, Pudding House Press, 2010; Rhysling Award: The Best Published Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Poetry of 2010; Rhysling Award: The Best Published Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Poetry of 2011; Rhysling Award: The Best Published Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Poetry of 2012; Rhysling Award: The Best Published Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Poetry of 2013; Dwarf Stars Award: The Best Speculative Short Poetry of 2013; Dwarf Stars Award: The Best Speculative Short Poetry of 2014; Winner of Dark Gothic Resurrected Speculative Poetry Award for Excellence, 2014

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Stephen King John Milton Sylvia Plath William Shakespeare Ray Bradbury Emily Bronte Billy Collins

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
English American
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, Any, At Risk Youth, Children, LGBTQ, Naturalists/Environmentalists, Seniors, Teachers, Teenagers, Veterans
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Detroit , MI
Michigan
Raised in: 
MI
Michigan
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Last update: Jul 15, 2019