Angela Graham

Angela Graham is a Welsh-speaking film maker and screenwriter from Belfast (entrant to Oscars foreign-language category; BAFTA Cymru Awards and nominations et al). She lives in Wales and in Northern Ireland. She became a full-time writer in 2017. Her short story collection A City Burning, supported by a Literature Wales Writer’s Bursary, was published by Seren Books in October 2020. It is currently long-listed for the Edge Hill Short Story Prize. She is a Pushcart Prize nominee and award-winner for various short stories.

Since 2018 Angela’s poetry has been widely published: The Honest Ulsterman, The Bangor Literary Journal, The Open Ear, The Ogham Stone, The Interpreter’s House, The Lonely Crowd, The Stony Thursday Book, Places of Poetry, Heartland, North Star, The North, Infinite Rust and 2 Black Bough Poems collections. She has contributed to the composite poems Litany For Ireland for Poetry Day Ireland and Arrival At Elsewhere. Also to Pendemic.ie, Letters With Wings and Le Ortique (as a translator from Italian). She was a featured poet in Plague of Poems and Silver Branch Poet of the Month in January 2021 for Black Bough Poems.

Arachne is publishing Angela’s poem Because I Have Been Complacent About Climate Change in our 2021 Solstice Shorts anthology, Words From the Brink; and her poem An Irishwoman Is Introduced To The Major Roads Of Wales in our 2022 anthology A470.