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Angela Woodward’s novel Ink is available from University Press of Kentucky. Woodward is the author of the novels Natural Wonders, winner of the Fiction Collective Two Catherine Doctorow Innovative Fiction Prize, and End of the Fire Cult. Her other works include Origins and Other Stories, winner of the Collagist Magazine prose chapbook competition, and the collection The Human Mind. Her short fiction has won a Pushcart Prize and been included in Dzanc Books’ Best of the Web collection. Her work has won statewide awards from the Council for Wisconsin Writers and the Illinois Arts Council. She lives in Madison, Wisconsin.

Just announced: Woodward’s next book of fiction Afterlife: An Encyclopedia is forthcoming from Fiction Collective Two. Read an excerpt in The Rupture.

Praise for Ink:

“…Ink is thoughtful and meandering, but also precise and sharp. Observations about the existential meaning of everyday objects, such as the mechanics of a typewriter and the production of ink, are woven into the narrator’s alter ego as she struggles with the craft of writing and with the story of Marina, Sylvia, and the tapes.”
—Erika Harlitz Kern, Foreword Reviews

“…Woodward asks us to consider the fact that when we encounter a book, we encounter a thing, and when we interact with language, we are interacting with a substance. With this philosophy at its core, Woodward does a dazzling thing.” —Jacob Pascoe, The Collidescope