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About Angie

Angie Spoto is an American fiction writer and poet living in Edinburgh. In 2020, she completed a PhD in Creative Writing at the University of Glasgow. Her doctoral thesis was a fantasy novel, called The Grief Nurse, and a collection of essays on grief, madness and language. The Grief Nurse has been shortlisted for the First Novel Prize 2021 and The Bridge Awards Emerging Writer Award in 2020. Angie is represented by Robbie Guillory at Underline Literary Agency.


Angie's debut gothic fantasy novel The Grief Nurse is forthcoming with Sandstone Press April 2023.


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The Grief Nurse

Sandstone Press, 2023

The book Dislcosures: Rewriting the Narrative About HIV.

Disclosures: Rewriting the Narrative About HIV

Stewed Rhubarb Press, 2018

The book Uncovered Voices.

Uncovered Voices

Uncovered Artistry, 2018

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A collection of books by Mary Oliver, Roland Barthes and Audre Lorde.
A woman with brown hair sits at a desk writing.
Books on a bookshelf, including Lewis Carroll and Jane Austen.
A constellation.

Short Stories



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The Survivor Arts Community

Angie helps run the Glasgow-based nonprofit The Survivor Arts Community, which supports the artistic practices of survivors of sexual violence and domestic abuse. The Survivor Arts Community runs free creative projects and one-off workshops for survivors, creating a community of survivors while engaging the local public.


Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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