Author Archives: J. R. Angelella

About J. R. Angelella

J.R. Angelella has an MFA from the Bennington Writing Seminars and his award-winning short fiction has appeared in various literary journals. He teaches writing at the University of Maryland, College Park and lives in Baltimore with his wife, the writer, Kate Angelella. For more information, visit his website at or follow him on twitter: @jrangelella.


My short script NEMESIS is making its way through the film festival circuit this year and performing well. Below are it’s acknowledgements: Official Selection Houston Comedy Film Festival

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“Light Like Gunshots”

Read my latest short story “Light Like Gunshots” published in the U.K. crime lit journal Close to the Bone.

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Horse and his Fishermen

“Horse and his Fishermen” by J.R. Angelella Read my most recent short story at Textshop Experiments: “Horse and His Fishermen“

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Reading from a Dead & Weirdo Novel | Throwback: 2015

On April 6, 2015, I read from a work in progress at Noir at the Bar – Baltimore, held at Mi Ranchito in the Hollins Market neighborhood. Fellow readers included Nik Korpon, Phillip Thompson, Damien Walters, Jessica McHugh, Eryk Pruitt … Continue reading

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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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