Angela Doll Carlson
Angela Doll Carlson is a poet and essayist whose work has appeared in Burnside Writer’s Collective, Image Journal’s “Good Letters,” St. Katherine Review, Rock & Sling Journal, Ruminate Magazine’s blog, and Art House America. You can also find her writing online at Mrsmetaphor.com, NearlyOrthodox.com, and DoxaSoma.com. Angela and her husband, David, currently raise their four chaos-makers in the wilds of Chicago with some measurable success.
AFP publications include: Nearly Orthodox: On Being a Modern Woman in an Ancient Tradition and Garden in the East: The Spiritual Life of the Body.
Notes On Parenting: Everything works for five minutes
Feb 28, 2017
On the top shelf above my desk, I have a collection of framed photos of my husband’s family, my family, our family together. I see the curls Dave sported as a child echoed in my daughter’s…
Eating Clean (and the wisdom of cupcakes)
Feb 25, 2017
This post has been re-written like twelve times so far. I’m wrestling with the post because all I can think about are cupcakes. True story. When I went to Panera Bread this week the sign on the…
Sustenance: On Eating
Feb 13, 2017
an excerpt from Garden in the East: The Spiritual Life of the Body And as they were eating, Jesus took bread, blessed and broke it, and gave it to them and said, “Take, eat; this is My body.” (Mark…
Notes from the Road
Jan 30, 2017
I’m not going to lie. Sometimes it’s difficult for me to be a writer whose work is predominantly “spiritual nonfiction” in this day and age. I aim for the beautiful, even in…