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|Last Name||De Angelis|
|Member Since||July 25, 2021|
|Bio||Emily De Angelis comes from a long line of visual artists, musicians, and storytellers. She has spent many years developing her writing through involvement in the writing community, independent study, workshops, conferences, and courses, including a year in the Humber School for Writers. She was also fortunate to receive an OAC grant for Works in Progress. Emily has western and Japanese-style poems as well as short stories published in various anthologies and has also won or placed in the top three of 4 short story contests. She is currently a guest curator and poet for an ekphrastic poetry exhibit and has her first YA book, The Stones of Burren Bay, coming out in May 2024. Her current YA project is entitled For the Sake of Mercy. This magical realism story explores forgiveness in the face of unspeakable tragedy. The protagonist Mercy deals with her trauma through poetry. Emily is wintering in Woodstock, Ontario while spending summers on her property on Manitoulin Island.|
|Other Memberships||CANSCAIP Haiku Canada|