Lexie Angelo is a storyteller, writer, and screenwriter. She holds a Master’s with Distinction in Creative Writing from The University of Edinburgh and a Bachelor of Arts from Royal Roads University. She is currently pursuing her PhD in creative writing at the University of Edinburgh with a focus on Canadian and Scottish crime fiction.
She is an award-winning writer. In 2018, she was the recipient of the Carlyle Norman Scholarship for Emerging Literary Artists Endowment, and was awarded a residency at The Banff Centre with award-winning writer Ayelet Tsabari. In 2023, she received the Sir James Lougheed Award of Distinction, and has recieved funding from Calgary Arts Development and the Alberta Foundation for the arts. Her chapbook titled A Rough Season was released in 2020 by Loft on Eighth Press. As well, her work appears in anthologies including: From Arthur’s Seat by Egg Box Publishing (UK) and The War Memory Project by the Alexandra Writer’s Centre (Canada). She is a member of the Writer's Union of Canada, Crime Writer's of Canada, Society of Young Publishers and Society of Authors. Her work has also appeared in Gutter Magazine, Culinaire Magazine, 5 on the Fifth, and Neon Books. She's held exhibitions at both the Lougheed House and Heritage Park for her creative non-fiction on Calgary's historical Chinatown.
Lexie routinely performs her short fiction work to international audiences and advocates for the literary arts. She is the Founder and Chief Editor at Radical Bookshop and Press, as was formerly the Chief Editor at The Selkie Publications CIC, a UK-based publisher dedicated to publishing under-represented voices.
- The Writer's Union of Canada
- Crime Writer's of Canada
- Writer's Guild of Alberta
- Scotland Society of Young Publishers
- Society of Authors, United Kingdom
Board of Directors, Alexandra Writers' Centre Society (2016 - 2019)