Angel Sands Gunn
Exploring topics like motherhood, identity, family and women’s roles, her writing has won awards from Glimmer Train, Berea College and the Faulkner Wisdom Contest. Her work has appeared in Appalachian Heritage, Full Grown People, Literary Mama, The Voices Project, Quail Bell Magazine, Itchy Banquet and Edible Blue Ridge Magazine.
She has attended Tin House Summer Workshop, Bread Loaf Writers Conference, New York State Writers Institute and The Appalachian Writers Workshop and has studied writing with Tayari Jones, Amy Greene, Silas House, Stacey D’Erasmo, Paul Harding, Amy Hempel, Adam Braver, Andrew Martin and Fiona Maazel.
With degrees from Northwestern University and New York University, she has also served as a founding board chair for The Front Porch - a roots music school and listening room in Charlottesville and works with MIMA Music.
She is currently working on a novel set in West Virginia in 1938.