Angie Hume

Angie Hume is Managing Editor of Places.

Angie a scholar, poet, editor, and communications strategist with research expertise in the environmental humanities; environmental and health justice; literatures of place; feminist institution-building and movement history; and critical theories of race, gender, and disability. She is the author of the poetry collections Interventions for Women (Omnidawn, 2021) and Middle Time (Omnidawn, 2016) and co-editor of the book Ecopoetics: Essays in the Field (University of Iowa Press, 2018). She holds an MFA in creative writing from St. Mary’s College of California and a PhD in English from University of California, Davis.

Angie has taught at the University of Minnesota, Morris; St. Mary’s College of California; Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz; and University of California, Davis. Her essays and interviews have appeared in Contemporary Literature, ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment, The Cambridge Companion to American Literature and the Environment, Lana Turner, Evental Aesthetics, and others. She is currently at work on two related nonfiction books: Deep Care, a story of the feminist self-help movement in the Bay Area (forthcoming 2023); and Lyric Self-help, a literary critical study of American women and queer health activist poets who have inspired today’s environmental and health justice movements.