Oriette D'Angelo

PhD Candidate, Spanish
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Spanish

Oriette D'Angelo is a PhD Candidate in Spanish with a Graduate Certificate in Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies. She holds an MFA in Spanish Creative Writing from the University of Iowa and a masters in Digital Communications and Media Arts from DePaul University, Chicago. She is the founder and director of the literary magazine Digo.palabra.txt. Author of the poetry books En mi boca se abrirá la noche (Libero Editorial, 2023); Pájaro que muerde. Diario de Iowa, 2018-2019 (LP5 Editora, 2022); Inquietud (Digo.palabra.txt, 2021); and Cardiopatías (Monte Ávila Editores, 2016), which obtained the Premio para Obras de Autores Inéditos. She also compiled the book Amanecimos sobre la palabra (Team Poetero Ediciones, 2017) about young Venezuelan poets. In 2022, she was awarded with the Stephen Lynn Smith Memorial Scholarship for Social Justice granted by the Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies. Her research focuses on the representations of political and personal trauma in contemporary Chilean literature. 

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111 Phillips Hall (PH)
Iowa City, IA 52242
United States