We are excited to announce that Janice Lobo Sapigao will be joining us as the new poetry editor for Angel City Review. We have been a big fan of her work for some time now, not just in writing but in the community as well, and  we are overjoyed to be able to work with her and are looking forward to seeing her mold the poetry section into her vision.

In addition to this great news submissions are now open and we are ready to start reading your work for issue 8. Read guidelines here Issue 7 was slightly delayed but will be coming out shortly.

Janice Lobo Sapigao is a daughter of immigrants from the Philippines. She was named one of the San Francisco Bay Area’s 2017 Bay Brilliant artists (formerly known as Women to Watch) by KQED Arts. She is the author of two books of poetry: Like a Solid to a Shadow (Timeless, Infinite Light, 2017) and microchips for millions (Philippine American Writers and Artists, Inc., 2016) and three other chapbooks, one of which is forthcoming in 2019 from dancing girl press. She is a VONA/Voices and Kundiman Fellow, and the Associate Editor of TAYO Literary Magazine. She co-founded Sunday Jump open mic in Los Angeles’s Historic Filipinotown. She earned her M.F.A. in Writing from CalArts, and she has a B.A. in Ethnic Studies with Honors from UC San Diego. She teaches English full-time at San José City College.