Angela Herrmann, an eighth-generation Hoosier on her family’s matrilineal side, is an avid outdoorswoman who enjoys canoeing, hiking, and cycling.
As a community-based scientist and an amateur naturalist, she frequently spends time outdoors simply observing what’s around her when she’s not digging around in an urban vegetable plot.
She is a writer, photographer, and instructor. Her publication credits include Branches; Farm Indiana; The Indianapolis Anthology; Literary Hub; NUVO; Outdoor Indiana; So It Goes The Literary Journal of the Kurt Vonnegut Museum; and other publications. She has earned three awards from the Society of Professional Journalists (Indiana Chapter).
She holds a Master of Arts degree from both St. Mary-of-the-Woods College (Earth Literacy) and Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (English), and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Indiana University. She has taught classes at California State University Long Beach, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Marian University, and Peking University.