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Ann Angel

Ann Angel is the author of many biographies, including Janis Joplin: Rise Up Singing, which won a YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults. Previously, she served as contributing editor for the anthology Such a Pretty Face: Short Stories About Beauty . A graduate of Vermont College's MFA program in writing for children and young adults, Ann Angel directs the English graduate program at Mount Mary University in Milwaukee, where she lives with her family.