Ann Angel’s recent publications include Janis Joplin: Rise up Singing (Abrams 2010); Adopted Like Me: My Adoption Heroes (Jessica Kingsley, 2013); A Reader’s Guide to Sandra Cisneros’s The House on Mango Street (Enslow 2010); Amy Tan: Weaver of Asian-American Tales (Enslow 2009); Such A Pretty Face: Short Stories about Beauty (Abrams, 2007).
She is also co-editing, along with her daughter Amanda Angel, a collection of essays addressed to birth parents called Silent Embrace, Perspectives on Birth in Adoption. Works in progress include young adult novels and another collection of short stories.
When not pushing deadlines, Ann teaches writing at Mount Mary University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She can also be found hanging out around Wisconsin with her husband Jeff and whichever of their four young adults happens to be around.