Author Archives: J. R. Angelella

About J. R. Angelella

J. R. Angelella is the author of the popular debut novel ZOMBIE: A NOVEL (Soho Press) and a contributing author to the murder-mystery anthology WHO DONE IT? (Soho Teen), benefiting the nonprofit organization 826NYC. His short fiction has appeared in numerous journals, including Sou’wester, JMWW, The Collagist, Literary Review, Fifth Wednesday Journal and The Nervous Breakdown. His short story “Sauce” won the 2012 Short Story Contest held by The Coachella Review. He received a BA in English Literature from Ithaca College and an MFA in Creative Writing and Literature from the Bennington Writing Seminars at Bennington College. He taught creative writing at the Gotham Writers’ Workshop in New York City and currently teaches professional writing at the University of Maryland at College Park. He lives in Baltimore with his wife, the writer Kate Angelella.

Angelella Editorial: Providing Professional, In-Depth, Honest Critiques

Last week my wife Kate Angelella and I launched the website for our full-service craft-based editorial service agency, Angelella Editorial or AE. If you are a writer and in-need of content and/or developmental feedback on your work–be it big picture … Continue reading

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Noir @ the Bar: Baltimore

  

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Sniperlit | Donald Ray Pollock

  “Four hundred or so people lived in Knockemstiff in 1957, nearly all of them connected by blood through one godforsaken calamity or another, be it lust or necessity or just plain ignorance.”   ~ The Devil All The Time  … Continue reading

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Follow Your Bliss, I Tell Them

I am rebooting my long dormant blog this year and focusing on the positive. Too long have many blogs, including my own at times, focused either on how GREAT MY LIFE IS or how much MY LIFE SUCKS. Truth is: neither is … Continue reading

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My Wife, the Presenter

I’m proud to promote the following awesome, wifely writer news —> My wife Kate Angelella will be a presenter at the upcoming SCBWI MD/DE/WV mid-Atlantic conference. If you are in the neighborhood, you should check it out: March 28th & … Continue reading

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