Four years ago Los Angeles artist and poet Angela Penaredondo was selected along with four other writers to receive a Summer Fishtrap Fellowship. Penaredondo is currently a member of the University of California, Riversides’s MFA program in Creative Writing, a recipient of University of Los Angeles California’s Community Access and Mendocino Coast Writer’s Conference Scholarships as well as an awardee of a Gluck fellowship. In 2012 Angela’s poetry was awarded 2nd place in the MCWC’s Poetry contest and selected as a runner up for the Atlantis Poetry Award. A published poet in numerous literary journals including Burning Wood and The Noyo River Review, Angela intends to release her first publication, a chapbook titled “Maroon” this December.
Angela’s entries in the Noyo River Review can be accessed at the link below.