Angela Townsend

Creative Nonfiction Writer

Author's Bio

Angela Townsend is the Development Director at a cat sanctuary, where she bears witness to mercy for all beings. She has an M.Div. from Princeton Seminary and B.A. from Vassar College.

Angie has lived with Type 1 diabetes for 34 years, laughs with her poet mother every morning, and delights in the moon. She lives in Bucks County, Pennsylvania with two shaggy seraphs disguised as cats.

Angie loves life dearly.

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
Hitting the Dead End (Poets' Choice Publishing, 2023)
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The Power of Hope (Wingless Dreamer, 2023)
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Vol. 7, Books (Truth Serum Press, 2023)
Journals:
Abstract Magazine
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Across the Margin
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Adelaide Literary Magazine
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Agape Review
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Alternate Route
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Amethyst Review
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As It Ought To Be Magazine
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Barzakh
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bioStories
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Black Fork Review
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Bluebird Word
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Book of Matches
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Braided Way
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Bright Flash Literary Review
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Broadkill Review
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Caustic Frolic
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Cicada
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Clackamas Literary Review
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Clockhouse
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Deep Overstock
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Discretionary Love
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Dishsoap Quarterly
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Door is a Jar Magazine
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Echolocation
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Every Writer
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Exacting Clam
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Fatal Flaw
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Fathom
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Feminine Collective
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Fish Barrel Review
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Flapper Press
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Freshwater
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Gastropoda
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Great River Review
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Halfway Down the Stairs
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Heimat Review
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Identity Theory
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Ignatian Literary Magazine
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In Parentheses
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Invisible City
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LandLocked
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Leon Literary Review
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Literally Stories
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Los Angeles Press
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Lothlorien Poetry Journal
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Louisiana Literature
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Lunaris Review
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MacQueen’s Quinterly
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Manifest-Station
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Many Nice Donkeys
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Marrow Magazine
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Masque & Spectacle
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McNeese Review
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Meat for Tea: The Valley Review
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Metonym Literary Journal
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Mikrokosmos
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Miniskirt Magazine
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MockingOwl Roost
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Moss Piglet
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Nonbinary Review
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NOVUS Literary and Arts Journal
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Open Ceilings
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Open: Journal of Arts & Letters
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Orange Blossom Review
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Ovunque Siamo
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Paddler Press
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Panoply
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Paris Lit Up
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Porridge Magazine
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Razor
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ROPES
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Sangam Literary Magazine
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SLAB
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Spirit Fire Review
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Swing
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Talon Review
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The Bookends Review
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The Inquisitive Eater
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The Mindful Word
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the museum of americana
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The Smart Set
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Third Wednesday
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Umbrella Factory Magazine
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Vermillion
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Wallstrait
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Westchester Review
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White Wall Review
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Willows Wept Review
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WORDPEACE
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Writers Resist
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Writing in a Woman's Voice
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Prizes won: 

Nominee, 2023 Best Spiritual Literature
First Place, 2023 Honeyguide "Black Cats are Good Luck" Story Contest
Second Place, 2023 Northwind Writing Award, Fiction
Fifth Place, 2023 Writer's Digest Annual Writing Competition, Inspirational/Spiritual
October 2023 Moon Prize, Writing in a Woman's Voice
Third Place, 2024 Light4PH Pen-3 Prize in Storytelling
Winner, 2024 Bacopa Literary Review Creative Nonfiction Award

 

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Anne Lamott, Brian Doyle, Madeleine L'Engle, Henri Nouwen, Kathleen Norris, Dave Barry, J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Emily Dickinson, Mary Oliver, John O'Donohue, Elizabeth Gilbert
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Last update: Jul 18, 2024