Angela Alaimo O'Donnell
Angela Alaimo O’Donnell has published four collections of poems, Lovers' Almanac (2015), Saint Sinatra (2011), Moving House (2009), and Waking My Mother (2013), and two chapbooks MINE (2007) and Waiting for Ecstasy (2009). Her work has been published in many journals and has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize, the Best of the Web Award, and the Arlin G. Meyer Prize in Imaginative Writing. Her memoir, Mortal Blessings, was recently published by Ave Maria Press, and won first place in the Catholic Press Association Awards' family life category. Her biography of Flannery O'Connor, Flannery O'Connor: Fired by Faith, was published in May 2015 by Liturgical Press. O’Donnell teaches English & Creative Writing at Fordham University in New York City and serves as Associate Director of Fordham’s Curran Center for American Catholic Studies. Angela participated in the 2014 writing workshop, Apart, and yet a Part. Readers may visit her on the web at http://angelaalaimoodonnell.com.