About

Bob Angell standing by a fence
Bob on a cliff in West Virginia

The Gay Version

R. R. Angell is a queer writer (he/him) whose short fiction has been around for more than twenty years in literary and science fiction magazines and anthologies. Most notably: The Baltimore Review, Asimov’s Science Fiction, Chelsea Station, Best Date Ever: True Stories That Celebrate Gay Relationships, and in Frank M. Robinson’s memoir, Not So Good A Gay Man (afterward). Best Game Ever is his first novel.

Or an older, stuffier version

R. R. Angell is a queer writer (pronouns he/him), a graduate of the Clarion West Writers’ Workshop and a Virginia Center for the Creative Arts fellow. He received a grant from the Maryland State Arts Council in 1999, a Governor’s Citation for artistic excellence from the State of Maryland, won the Dana Award for Speculative Fiction in 2000, and the Jenny McKean Writer’s Award in Washington, DC in 1996. His work has appeared in Interzone, Asimov’s Science Fiction, Gargoyle, The Baltimore Review, among others, and many anthologies including “Sex & Chocolate,” “Best Date Ever: True Stories That Celebrate Gay Relationships,” and “Stress City.” His work has been translated into French and Chinese.