Angela Hume

Angela Hume is a feminist historian, critic, and poet. She holds an MFA in creative writing from St. Mary's College of California and a PhD in English from University of California, Davis. Angela has taught academic and creative writing for a decade and a half. She teaches classes on topics and themes such as environmental and health justice, working-class and multiethnic American literatures, feminist and queer storytelling, and more. 

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Angela has a new book: Deep Care: The Radical Activists Who Provided Abortions, Defied the Law, and Fought to Keep Clinics Open (AK Press, 2023). A work of public scholarship and a history of medicine, the book tells a story of Bay Area abortion defense—from feminist clinical practice, to underground abortion provision, to street politics and clinic defense—from the 1970s to 2000s. Angela is co-editor of the book Ecopoetics: Essays in the Field (U of Iowa P, 2018). Her full-length books of poetry include Middle Time (Omnidawn, 2016) and Interventions for Women (Omnidawn, 2021).