Angela Sorby is a poet, professor, and literary scholar.
She was born in Seattle, Washington and teaches at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Her main teaching areas are American literature and creative writing and main academic interests are American poetry, popular culture, and children's literature.
- Distance Learning (New Issues Press, 1998);
- Schoolroom Poets: Childhood, Performance, and the Place of American Poetry (University Press of New England, 2005)
- Bird Skin Coat (University of Wisconsin Press, 2009).
- Over the River and Through the Wood: An Anthology of Nineteenth-Century American Children’s Poetry, co-edited with Karen Kilcup. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013
- The Sleeve Waves (poems). Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 2014.
- Felix Pollak Prize
- John Fiske Poetry Prize, University of Chicago
- Midwest Book Award
- Brittingham Prize in Poetry Lorine Niedecker Award
- Fulbright fellowship
- Honor Book Prize from the Children's Literature Association
- Discovery/The Nation Prize
- Lorine Niedecker Prize
- Marquette University Faculty Page
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