Lexie Angelo

Thesis title: To be determined


Lexie Angelo is currently pursuing a PhD in creative writing from the University of Edinburgh. Her chapbook A Rough Season was released in 2020 by Loft on Eighth Press. Additionally, her work has also appeared in Gutter Magazine, Culinaire Magazine, Neon Books, and The Selkie Publications CIC. In 2021, an exhibition of her historical fiction work on Chinatown was hosted at the Lougheed House museum in Calgary, AB.   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. Since then, she’s received grant funding from the Alberta Foundation for the Arts and Calgary Arts Development. She is a member of the Writer's Union of Canada, Society of Young Publishers, and Society of Authors. She teaches at the University of Calgary and owns Radical Bookshop and Press. Follow her on twitter @angelolexie or www.lexieangelo.com 


University of Edinburgh (2018)

Master of Science, First Class Distinction, Creative Writing

Royal Roads University (2014)

Bachelor of Arts, Communications


Responsibilities & affiliations

Writers Guild of Alberta

Writer's Union of Canada

Society of Young Publishers, Scotland

Society of Authors, United Kingdom

Research summary

My primary research interests include Canadian and Scottish contemporary crime fiction by female authors. 

Project activity

  • Very Much Alive, anthology of Canadian writers and poets funded by Calgary Arts Development
  • Chinook Blast, collection of short stories published in partnership with Radical Books and the Calgary Central Library

Past project grants

Chinook Blast, Artist Grant 2021
Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Individual Artist Grant 2021
Calgary Arts Development, Micro Grant for Artists, 2021
Calgary Arts Development, Literary Arts Collective Grant 2019
The Banff Centre, Carlyle Norman Scholarship 2018


  • Very Much Alive Anthology Launch, The Selkie Publications CIC, 2021


  • Gotham Writer's Conference New York, USA
  • Festival of Literary Diversity (FOLD), Toronto, Canada
  • Society of Young Publishers Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Bloody Scotland, Crime Writer's Conference, Stirling, Scotland
  • Edinburgh International Book Festival, Edinburgh, Scotland
  • University of Edinburgh Book Publishing Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Man Booker 50 Conference, London, England
  • Manchester Metropolitan University Writing Fair, Manchester, England