Ralph Angel was born in Seattle on May 2, 1951. He was the author of Twice Removed (Sarabande Books, 2001); Neither World (Miami University Press, 1995), which received the 1995 James Laughlin Award; and Anxious Latitudes (Wesleyan University Press, 1986).
Angel’s honors included a Pushcart Prize and awards from the Fulbright Foundation and Poetry magazine. Angel was the Edith R. White Distinguished Professor of English at the University of Redlands and a member of the MFA in writing faculty at Vermont College of Fine Arts.
Ralph Angel died on March 6, 2020.