Fountas, Angela Jane

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Fountas, Angela Jane

Personal

Female. Education: University of Pittsburgh, B.A. (liberal studies), 1993; University of Alabama, M.F.A. (creative writing), 2001.

Addresses

Home—Seattle, WA. E-mail—[email protected]

Career

Author and editor. Committee for Children, assistant editor, 2001-04. Writing instructor at schools, including University of Washington Women's Center, Phinney Neighborhood Center, and Hugo House. Judge for writing contests; visiting writer at schools and workshops.

Member

Editorial Freelancers Association, Northwest Independent Editors Guild, Richard Hugo House, Seattle Writergrrls, Teachers & Writers Collaborative, Women in Digital Journalism, 826 Seattle, Artist Trust, Digital Eve.

Awards, Honors

4Culture grant, 2006; Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs in Seattle grant, 2006; Jack Straw Writer, 2006.

Writings

(Editor and contributor) Waking Up American: Coming of Age Biculturally: First-Generation Women Reflect on Identity, Seal Press (Emeryville, CA), 2005.

Contributor to periodicals, including Sentence, Uncaped, Northwest Asian Weekly, Writer, Rewrite, Red Mountain Review, Redivider, elimae, Bitter Oleander, Monkeybicycle, Diagram, and Syntax.

Biographical and Critical Sources

PERIODICALS

Booklist, September 15, 2005, Hazel Rochman, review of Waking Up American: Coming of Age Biculturally: First-Generation Women Reflect on Identity, p. 12.

Kliatt, March, 2006, Patricia Moore, review of Waking Up American, p. 35.

ONLINE

Angela Fountas Home Page,http://www.writehabit.org/ (April 28, 2007).

Writergrrls Web site,http://www.seattlewritergrrls.org/ (April 28, 2007), "Angela Jane Fountas."