Angela Rawlings is a poet, editor, and multidisciplinary artist who has
presented work in Alberta, Illinois, Newfoundland, New York, and Ontario. In
2001, Angela received the bpNichol Award for Distinction in Writing when she
graduated from York University. Since then, she has worked with a variety of
literary organizations, including The Mercury Press, The Scream Literary
Festival, Sumach Press, Word: Canada's Magazine for Readers + Writers,
and The Lexiconjury Reading Series. She has lead youth-oriented creative writing
workshops for terminus1525.ca,
the Toronto District School Board, and the Toronto Public Library system.
In 2005, Angela hosted the poetry documentary series Heart of a Poet. She
is also co-editor of Shift & Switch: New Canadian Poetry (The Mercury
Press, Fall 2005), an anthology featuring over forty emerging poets from across
the country. Angela's creative work has been published by literary journals
across North America, and her first book-length collection of poetry, Wide
slumber for lepidopterists (Coach House Books), will be published in Spring
2006. Angela also actively works in theatre and dance.
1. POETRY READING
2. MANAGING EDITOR
and ASSISTANT PUBLISHER: respectively, Word
Online Poetry & an
upcoming book from Coach House Books
POETRY TOOLBOX WORKSHOPS FOR YOUTH:
www.commutiny.net/workshops.html ... Angela is a WORKSHOP LEADER, and
designed these workshops with the assistance of the Ontario Arts Council. She
runs them for the Toronto District School Board (high school) and for the
Toronto Public Library.
HEART OF A POET: www.heartofapoet.ca
... Angela is the DOCUMENTARY HOST of this show.
SHIFT & SWITCH:
www.themercurypress.ca/poetry/shiftswitch ... Angela is the CO-EDITOR of