Angeline Schellenberg is a poet living in Treaty 1 territory (Winnipeg). Her first full-length collection, Tell Them It Was Mozart (Brick Books, 2016) received three Manitoba Book Awards and was a finalist for a ReLit Award for Poetry. In addition to publishing three new chapbooks, in 2019 she was nominated for the Pushcart Prize and Arc Poetry Magazine‘s Poem of the Year. Angeline has served as Deep Bay artist-in-residence (Riding Mountain National Park), a Sheldon Oberman Mentorship Program mentor, a Poetry In Voice performance judge, and host of the Speaking Crow reading series. Her second book is Fields of Light and Stone (University of Alberta Press, 2020).
Angeline Schellenberg’s poems also appear in 2012 issues of Rhubarb, Geez, and CV2, and Prairie Fire. Méira Cook’s apprentice in the 2012 Manitoba Writers’ Guild mentorship program, Angeline was awarded a MAC grant to write a poetry collection about autism entitled You’re Not Nisselling. Angeline holds a masters in biblical studies and works as a journalist/copy editor for a national Christian magazine, where her stories have earned her three Canadian Church Press awards. She enjoys performing poetry at Speaking Crow and other public events. Angeline lives in Winnipeg with her husband, son, daughter, a dog, and a rabbit.