Angie Walls

Fiction Writer

Portland, OR
Oregon US

Author's Bio

Angie is a short story writer, novelist, and screenwriter who grew up in the Ozarks region of Missouri, and after some time living on the east coast, she now resides in Portland, Oregon. Many of her stories explore contemporary themes of identity, isolation, and helplessness of Midwestern, the Plains, and other rural regions. She is the award-winning screenwriter and director behind “Redmonton,” a web series inspired by her hometown, and has published her work in various literary journals including Carve Magazine, Adelaide Literary Magazine, Stirring, and The Summerset Review. Angie has been accepted into limited fiction workshops and residencies in recent years, including the Southampton Writers Conference (2017, hosted by Stonybrook University), Cambridge Writers' Workshop Spring in Portland Writing Retreat (2017), and the LitFest Fiction Intensive Workshops (2019, hosted by the Lighthouse Writers Workshop). 

To learn more, visit her website at She is currently at work on a novel and releasing her short story collection, Anywhere But Here.

Publications & Prizes

Adelaide Literary Magazine
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Fredericksburg Literary and Art Review
Halfway Down the Stairs
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Stirring : A Literary Collection
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The East Bay Review
The Griffin
Prizes won: 

"Things We Should've Said" - Glimmer Train, Honorable Mention, Very Short Fiction Award July/August 2016

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Celeste Ng, Yiyun Li, Amy Tan, Janet Fitch, Meg Wolitzer, Emily Ruskovich, Toni Morrison, Lauren Groff, Elena Ferrante, Joyce Carol Oates
What I'm reading now: 
The Tenth Muse by Catherine Chung, The Plot Against America by Philip Roth, Interior Chinatown by Charles Yu, Little Gods by Meng Jin

More Information

Identifies as: 
Asian American, Feminist
Born in: 
Springfield, MO
Raised in: 
Springfield, MO
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Last update: Feb 20, 2020