Who is Angélique Jamail?

“Someone, I say, shall remember us in the future…”  (Sappho)

photo by Lauren Volness

Angélique Jamail is a Lebanese-American author whose poetry, short fiction, and essays have appeared in over two dozen anthologies and journals, including New Reader Magazine, Waxwing, Pluck Magazine, The Milk of Female Kindness––An Anthology of Honest Motherhood, Femmeliterate, Bayou City Magazine, and The Enchantment of the Ordinary, and her poetry has been featured on the radio. Her work has been nominated for Best Small Fictions and has been a finalist for the New Letters Prize in Poetry. Her novelette Finis. (Odeon Press), first published in 2014, has been praised by fiction writer Ari Marmell as having “some of the most real people I’ve encountered via text in a long time,” and by poet Marie Marshall as “a witty tale of conformity, prejudice, and transformation, in a world that is disturbing as much for its familiarity as for its strangeness.” Her poetry collection The Sharp Edges of Water came out in 2018, and Homecoming, a standalone follow-up to Finis., in 2020, both from Odeon Press. She teaches Creative Writing and English in Houston and began serving on the Board of Directors for Mutabilis Press in December 2019. She’s also the creator of the popular zine Sonic Chihuahua. Find her online at her blog Sappho’s Torque and on social media.

website:  www.AngeliqueJamail.com

You can follow her on Twitter:  @AngeliqueJamail
(She promises to post something very brief and worthwhile now and then.)

You can follow her on Instagram:  angeliquejamail
(Check out her photography skills and please don’t judge her for them. She is a writer.)

Visit her page on Facebook by clicking here.

She enjoys hearing from her readers and is available for book club and school visits, either in person or via video chat. Leave a comment here or send an email to forest [dot] of [dot] diamonds [at] gmail [dot] com for more information or to schedule an author appearance.


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19 thoughts on “Who is Angélique Jamail?

  1. Thank you once again for stopping my blog and giving me motivation to start the Stress and Time management section 🙂 WOW you are an author! I am so happy to have found your blog! I love to read so this will be heaven for someone like me 🙂 I wanted to write, actually I used to all the way up to my teens but my mother hated the idea of writing so she always yelled at me….I am glad you are pursuing your dreams 🙂

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    1. You should do it, too. My parents were absolutely dumbfounded by my choice to write creatively rather than to teach business letter literacy to corporate executives, largely because of the pay, but hey, oh well. I’m happier now — no matter how desperately that other niche needed to be filled!


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