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Angela Pelster-Wiebe
651 523-2096
1500 Englewood, CWP 3
Hamline University MS-A1730
1536 Hewitt Ave
St Paul, MN 55104

Angela Pelster-Wiebe

Assistant Professor

Contact Info

Angela Pelster-Wiebe
651 523-2096
1500 Englewood, CWP 3
Hamline University MS-A1730
1536 Hewitt Ave
St Paul, MN 55104

Biography

Angela Pelster-Wiebe's most recent book, Limber (Sarabande Books 2014) won the Great Lakes Colleges Association New Writer Award in Nonfiction, and was a finalist for the PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel award for the art of the essay. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Kenyon Review, Hotel Amerika, Granta, Granta Finland, Seneca Review, Fourth Genre and The Gettysburg Review amongst others. Her children's novel The Curious Adventures of India Sophia (River Books, 2005) won the Golden Eagle Children's Choice award. War Prayer her essay film collaboration with her husband Richard Wiebe, won Best of Festival in Iowa City and has played nationally and internationally in Chicago, Ann Arbor, Rotterdam, Marseilles, Syros (Greece) and Scotland amongst others. Pelster-Wiebe was awarded a 2016-2017 Minnesota State Arts Board grant for completion of her manuscript, City Symphony.

She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Alberta, and her MFA from the University of Iowa. She has taught courses on the literary essay, writing for children, memoir and biography and writing in non-traditional forms at Towson University and the Chesapeake Writing Conference in St. Mary's City, Maryland.




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