Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, Angela Consolo Mankiewicz was dragged, kicking and screaming from her beloved neighborhood to Los Angeles by a family move she had no say about – and which she has, to this day, never let said family forget.
In the meantime, she has published 4 chapbooks, the most recent AN EYE, published by Pecan Grove Press and AS IF, from Little Red Books-Lummox.
Print and online publications include: Women’s Review of Books, Poets/Artists, Full of Crow, Long Poem Magazine (UK), Poiesis, PRESA, Re)Verb, BrooklynVoice, Istanbul Literary Review, Arsenic Lobster, The Temple, Slipstream, Hawaii Review, Microbe (Belgium) Lynx Eye, Pemmican, ArtWord. Other recognitions include 2 Pushcart nominations and 1st and Grand Prizes from Trellis Magazine, JerseyWorks, and Amelia. Her work has been included in the Lummox Press anthology The Long Way Home: Best of the Little Red Books (2009) and OBSESSIONS: Sestinas in 21st Century (UPNE, 2014).
THE GRUMMEL BOOK, her children’s stories, has been reissued on CD by SHOOFLY; LAURA HANSON, a novella, was serialized by ESC!Magazinel.
In 2012, her chamber opera, ONE DAY LESS, music by D. Javelosa, was performed at the Broad 2nd Space in Santa Monica, CA.
She is also a contributing editor for Small Press Review.