Angie Spoto is an American fiction writer and poet. Writers who inspire her include Angela Carter, Leonora Carrington, and Ursua Le Guin. Her most recent endeavours include a lyrical essay about her Italian family, a collection of horror surrealist fairy tales, and poetry about love and terror.
After acquiring a Masters in Creative Writing at the University of Glasgow, she stuck around and is now writing a doctoral thesis that aims to uncover how fantasy fiction exposes social injustice while writing her own fantasy/surreal stories alongside her research. Her poetry and short stories have appeared in numerous online and print anthologies, including Crooked Holster, SWAMP Magazine, and Toad Suck Review. She has lived in Austria, the Netherlands, and now lives in the UK.
Angie volunteers with the social enterprise Uncovered Artistry Boutique and was editor of the blog MsComix. For three years, she worked as a project manager for Epic, a healthcare IT company based in Madison, Wisconsin. She’s editor and co-founder of the literary magazine Shetland Create.